Backup Service Test

This test checks the availability of the service that corresponds to the Backup SQL server.

Target of the test : A Backup SQL server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every ServiceName that has been configured.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.


The IP address of the host for which this test is to be configured.


The port at which the specified Host listens.


Name of the service that is to be checked. More than one service name can also be provided with comma as the separator.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation


Indicates the availability of the service.


A value of 100 indicates that the specified service has been configured and is currently executing. A value of 0 for this measure indicates that the specified service has been configured on the server but is not running at this time.  A value of –1 indicates that the service has not been configured on the target system.