Copy Services monitoring

STOR2RRD monitoring status of copy services and alerts when anything goes wrong.

Supported storage

  • IBM Storwize family (V7000, V5000 and V3700)
  • IBM Spectrum Virtualize (SVC)
  • IBM FlashSystem
  • IBM System Storage DS8000
  • Lenovo Storage V Series
  • Inspur AS5600/5500/2600/2200
  • Hitachi VSP/VSP-G
  • HPE XP7, XP8
  • Dell EMC² VMAX
  • Dell EMC² PowerMax
  • Dell EMC² VNX block
  • NetApp SolidFire
  • HPE Primera
  • HPE 3PAR

Supported Copy Services

  • Global Mirror
  • Metro Mirror (PPRC)
  • Flash Copy
  • Global Active Device (GAD)
  • SRDF
  • Remote Copy and Peer Persistence


  • Visually in the UI
  • Email configured for HW event alerting
  • SNMP trap configured for HW event alerting
Future product versions will enhance this feature to more storage types.
You can see it on our free demo site.

Mirroring example
Copy Services mirroring

Flash Copy example
Copy Services mirroring

Suppress of alerting

Can appear resons to suppress alerting especially for IBM Storwize/FlashSystem/SVC storage devices when it might not be wanted because on purpose stopping flashcopy/mirroring. You can suppres that by this:
cd /home/stor2rrd/stor2rrd
umask 022
echo "export STOR2RRD_NO_ALERTING_MIRROR=1" >> etc/.magic
echo "export STOR2RRD_NO_ALERTING_FLASHCOPY=1" >> etc/.magic