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Proactive Hard Drive Management

Proactive monitoring of the hard-drives with Acronis drive manager, informs the user of imminent drive failure and thereby prevent data loss.

Acronis drive monitor checks the disk health in three categories and reports deviations to the user. The manager uses S.M.A.R.T (Self_monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology), which is a disk resident monitoring function and helps report the state and health of a physical drive, including temperature, seek error rate, spin time, amongst 20 other similar indicators. It can also support custom scripts for this purpose. There can be other potential pain points which might lead to a disk failure.

Logical file system corruptions, dynamic disk logical structure corruption, failed read or write operations, etc. are categorized as critical events by the manager, as any abnormalities with these events can wreak havoc with disk health. Once a potential threat or imminent failure condition has been detected, the user can backup his data using a third party tool or one provided for download by Acronis.

Please check out the system requirements for this free product here

About the Author:

Remya Vipin has been with Bobcares for the last 6 years. She is an expert in cPanel-Linux servers and Linux server administration. She loves her work and aims to keep all her clients satisfied, but not as much as she loves spending time with her son.

Edited by Sankar.H

Bobcares is a server management company that helps businesses deliver uninterrupted and secure online services. Our engineers manage close to 51,500 servers that include virtualized servers, cloud infrastructure, physical server clusters, and more.