Mar 14 2018

How to stop mpt raid status change emails on Debian 6/VPS

I was getting flooded with error emails on my Debian 6 server running on a hosted VPS:

Subject: info: mpt raid status change on dev01

This is a RAID status update from mpt-statusd.  The mpt-status program reports that one of the RAIDs changed state:

Since I’m not using RAID… running this as root will stop the emails:

# /etc/init.d/mpt-statusd stop
 # echo RUNDAEMON=no > /etc/default/mpt-statusd

As an alternative to step 2: use package rcconf to deactivate this service on startup in all runlevel.