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Supermicro SuperDoctor® 5 (SD5)

Supermicro SuperDoctor® 5 (SD5) monitors the hardware health or availability of the target node systems in data centers real-time and provide alerts to administrators.

SuperDoctor® 5

SuperDoctor 5 Screenshot

SuperDoctor 5 Key Benefits and Features

  • Supports monitoring, control, and management functions.
    • Hardware Monitoring: fan speed, temperature, voltage, chassis intrusion, redundant power failure, power consumption, disk health, RAID health, and memory health.
    • 20 Types of system information: BIOS, Baseboard, Chassis, Computer System, Disk Drives, Memory, Network, Printer, Processor, System Slot, IPMI, Power Supply, Account, Operating System, Process, Service, Share, Time Zone, OEM Strings, and System Cfg Options.
  • Provides SNMP extensions for network management system.
  • Easy to use Web-based and command line interfaces.
  • Notifications sent via email and SNMP traps.
  • Easy to customize:
    • Pluggable hardware and software monitoring plug-ins.
    • Compatible with Nagios plug-ins.
  • Supports Windows and Linux platforms.

SuperDoctor 5 Features

 SuperDoctor® 5Supermicro® Server Manager
Management Interface
* Nagios Compatible Plug-ins
Remote Control and Management
Log and Report
Event Alert Notification
Management RelationshipOne-to-OneOne-to-Many
Internationalization SupportY (Simplified/Traditional Chinese, English)Y (Simplified/Traditional Chinese, English)
Command Line Interface (CLI)YY
Web-based InterfaceY (SuperDoctor 5 Web)Y
SNMP SupportY (SuperDoctor 5 SNMP Extension)Y
Host Monitoring: Agent Managed / Agent-less / IPMI Y
MB Built-in Hardware Health Monitoring:
Fan Speed / Temperature / Voltage
Memory Health MonitoringYY
Storage Health MonitoringYY
System Information MonitoringYY
Service Monitoring: FTP / HTTP / SMTP Y
Execute a Custom Monitoring Script or ProgramYY
Graceful Power Off /RebootYY (Agent Managed Host only)
VNC (Graphical Mode) Y
Reset Chassis IntrusionYY
Remote Software Update Y (Update SuperDoctor 5)
Out-of-band (OOB) IPMI Power Control Y
Out-of-band (OOB) IPMI Integration Y (IPMI KVM, IPMI Web)
Wake-on-LAN (WOL) Y
Update BMC firmware Y
Export BIOS / BMC / DMI Configuration Y
Change BIOS / BMC / DMI Configuration Y
Getting / Clearing Event Log Y
Check System Utilization Y
Mount / Unmount ISO Image from SAMBA / HTTP Y
System Information MonitoringY (CSV format) 
Health Information LogY (CSV format) 
Event LogY (CSV format) 
SSM Server Log Y (HTML format)
Availability Report Y (HTML format; SSM Server / Host / Service)
Status Change Report Y (HTML format; Host / Service)
Log FileYY
Database (DB) Support PostgreSQL (v9.1.13 and above)

System Requirements


  • Supermicro servers
  • 200 MB free disk space
  • 64 MB available RAM
  • An Ethernet network interface card

Operating Systems:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.x (64-bit), 7.x (64-bit), 8.x (64-bit), 9.x (64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12.x (64-bit), 15.x (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2016 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2019 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2022 64-bit


  • Microsoft Edge 79.x or higher version
  • Firefox 68.x or higher version
  • Google Chrome 75.x or higher version

Screen Resolution:

  • 1024 x 768 or higher resolution

System Architecture

SuperDoctor 5 System Architecture

For additional information, contact
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