What does it mean when a Pelco product reports a S.M.A.R.T Error/Failure?

Issue

What does it mean when a Pelco product reports a S.M.A.R.T Error/Failure?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

All Pelco Products containing Computer Hard Disk Drive(s) or Solid State Drive(s).

Cause

S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology; often written as SMART) is a monitoring system for computer hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs) to detect and report on various indicators of reliability, in the hope of anticipating failures.

Resolution

There are up to 254 known attributes reported by a computer HDD/SSD to predict imminent failure.

To resolve the issue, the HDD/SSD should be replaced with a new, Pelco-approved component.
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