ADAM Database Test

This test reports critical statistics pertaining to the usage of the database caches, and the overall health of the AD database.

Target of the test : An Active Directory server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every Active Directory server being monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameters Description

Test period

This indicates how often should the test be executed.


The host for which this test is to be configured.


Refers to the port used by the Windows server.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Database cache hits

Indicates the percentage of page requests of the database file that were occupied in a cache before responding to the request.


Ideally, the value of this measure should be moderate. A high value of this measure indicates the high utilization of physical memory. In such a case, you can add the required memory to the database.

Database table cache hits

Indicates the percentage of database tables that were opened using cached schema information.


Ideally, the value of this measure should be high.

Log records waiting

Indicates the rate of log record stalls, per second.



Log threads waiting

Indicates the current number of threads waiting for data to be written to the log so that database updation will be executed.