Article ID: 000056580 Content Type: Maintenance & Performance Last Reviewed: 01/05/2023

How to Get the SMART Attributes of an Intel® SSD Using the Intel® Memory and Storage Tool GUI and CLI


Windows Server 2016 Family*, Ubuntu 14.04*, Ubuntu 16.04*, CentOS 7.3, Windows 11, 64-bit*, Windows Server 2022 Family, Red Hat Linux family*, SUSE Linux family*, Windows 8.1, 64-bit*, Windows® 10, 64-bit*, Windows Server 2008 R2*, Windows Server 2012 R2*


Steps to retrieve the SMART attributes from the Intel® Memory and Storage Tool (Intel® MAS) Graphic User Interface (GUI) and CLI


What Intel tools are available to retrieve SMART logs from Intel® SSDs?


Intel® Memory and Storage Tool GUI

  1. Download the Intel® Memory and Storage Tool GUI.
  2. Select the SMART option on the left panel.
  3. Select the drive in the drop down at the top right.
  4. The SMART attributes will be displayed in the tool's window. To export the information click the Blue Export button Export button .


Intel® Memory and Storage Tool CLI (Command-Line Interface)

Download and Install the Intel® Memory and Storage Tool CLI (Command-Line Interface)

  1. Open the operating system command line interface:
    1. [Windows*] Open Command Prompt as Administrator

      1. Click Windows Start

      2. Type Command Prompt

      3. Click on Run as administrator

    2. [Linux*] Open Terminal with root privileges

      1. Press CTRL + ALT + T

      2. Type sudo su

        1. Ensure the command line interface begins with # and not $; as this indicates user has root privileges

  2. List SSD information and take note of the Index number of the drive(s).

    Type intelmas.exe show -intelssd

  3. Display SMART attributes for the drive using the Index number.

    Type intelmas.exe show -nvmelog smarthealthinfo -intelssd <ssd_index>

    NoteAdditional logs can be output for NVMe*/PCIe* drives by adding IncludeNVMeSmartHealthLog=true to the end of the command above

    Copy-paste the screen scroll into a text file and provide this to support agents.

Additional information

To learn how to read the SMART attributes information, refer to the following article: