Installing smartctl Tools on XenServer

If you have tried installing any software on XenServer you will know that it is not an easy process. This article shows how you can install smartctl on a XenServer server. Smartctl is a great utility to monitor drives and if they have had any errors.

To install run the following:

rpm -hiv smartmontools-5.37-7.fc8.i386.rpm mailx-8.1.1-46.fc7.i386.rpm

You now have smartctl installed on XenServer!