This post details setting up mediasmartserverd under Centos 7 on an HP EX490. This allows for the status LED to be used as an indicator for updates and also the drive lights to be illuminated according to disk state/activity. The mediasmartserverd binary is built on the local machine:
yum -y install wget zip libudev-devel
yum -y groupinstall "Development Tools"
tar -zxvf 0.5.6.tar.gz
cd mediasmartserverd-0.5.6
cp mediasmartserverd /usr/local/sbin/
vi /usr/lib/systemd/system/mediasmartserverd.service

The enter the following into the file and exit with [Esc]:wq:


ExecStart=/usr/local/sbin/mediasmartserverd --activity --update-monitor


Then enable and start the service:
systemctl enable mediasmartserverd.service
systemctl start mediasmartserverd.service

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