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Monitoring a Hard Drive's S.M.A.R.T. Parameters

This feature is available in the PRO version only!

S.M.A.R.T. is a hard drive's built-in self-diagnostic system that measures and reports various parameters. It can also predict when the hard drive is going to fail. S.M.A.R.T. can monitor the HDD's temperature and other indicators, including some attributes that indicate its imminent failure. It should be noted that S.M.A.R.T. can predict mechanical failures, which account for about 60 percent of all HDD failures.

The Application automatically estimates the specified reliability parameters by comparing them with threshold values, and warns you if a hard drive failure is imminent. Moreover, the Application can estimate the overall condition of a hard drive based on a set of parameters. For this check to work, you need to install the Remote Agent on the target computer. Read more about the Remote Agents in the Installing and Configuring the Remote Agent section.