Use ZED with msmtp on Debian

Send email notification when things go wrong

Install msmtp and its mta.

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apt install msmtp msmtp-mta mailutils

Edit /root/.msmtprc

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defaults
auth           on
tls            on
tls_trust_file /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt
logfile        ~/.msmtp.log

aliases        /etc/aliases

account        alerts
host           SMTP_ADDRESS
port           587
from           SENDER_EMAIL_ADDRESS
user           SMTP_ACCOUNT
password       SMTP_PASSWORD 

account default : alerts

Edit /etc/zfs/zed.d/zed.rc:

  • Change ZED_EMAIL_ADDR to your desired mailbox

  • Uncomment ZED_EMAIL_PROG=mail

  • Uncomment ZED_EMAIL_OPTS and edit value: "-s '@[email protected]' @[email protected] -r [email protected]"

  • Uncomment ZED_NOTIFY_VERBOSE=1

    • For testing only, change to 0 to ignore events on healthy pools

Scrub a pool and wait till finish to send a test email.

Published on Jun 22, 2022
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