Install storcli under Ubuntu

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StorCLI is a command line tool for the administration of MegaRAID Controllers and the successor of MegaCLI. An overview of common commands can be found in the article StorCLI.

The storcli package is also required to monitor a MegaRAID controller with Icinga:

The Thomas Krenn Ubuntu Repository contains the latest Ubuntu packages for storcli:

To receive updates on a regular basis, you can use the Thomas-Krenn Ubuntu Repository:

:~$ sudo apt-get install storcli
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 140 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,699 kB of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 precise/optional storcli i386 1.07.07 [1,699 kB]
Fetched 1,699 kB in 3s (529 kB/s)    
Selecting previously unselected package storcli.
(Reading database ... 32694 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking storcli (from .../storcli_1.07.07_i386.deb) ...
Setting up storcli (1.07.07) ...

Afterwards storcli is available as command:

:~$ which storcli 
:~$ storcli -V

      StorCli SAS Customization Utility Ver 1.07.07 Nov 15, 2013

    (c)Copyright 2013, LSI Corporation, All Rights Reserved.

Exit Code: 0x00

Author: Thomas Niedermeier

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