Information that you should monitor regularly

Monitor the StorageGRID Webscale system’s key attributes regularly. Become familiar with system operations and spot trends before they turn into problems.

The following table lists the tasks to be performed on a regular basis.

Task Frequency
Monitor system status. Note what has changed from previous day. Daily
Monitor the rate at which Storage Node capacity is being consumed. Weekly
Check capacity of the targeted external archival storage system. Weekly
The important attributes to monitor relate to:

In the case of the capacity attributes you must not only look at the absolute value, but also at the rate at which capacity is being consumed. For example, Storage Node content storage space.