Fan Status Test

This test reports the current operational state of each fan available in the stack unit of the Dell Switch M-Series. Using this test, administrators can identify the fan that is down and rectify the same well before the stack unit starts malfunctioning.

Target of the test : Dell Switch M-Series

Agent deploying the test : An external Agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for each Stack unit:fan combination in the Dell Switch M-Series monitored

The figure below depicts the test configuration page of this test. Click on the parameters in the figure below to know what they are and how to configure them.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Fan status

Indicates the current status of this fan.


The values reported by this measure and its numeric equivalents are mentioned in the table below:

Measure Value Numeric Value
Up 1
Down 2


By default, this measure reports the Measure Values listed in the table above to indicate the current status of the fan in each stack unit. The graph of this measure however, represents the status of the fan using the numeric equivalents only - 1 to 2.