EVA Controller to Device Port Status Test

This test reports the current operational mode of each device port on the controller.

Target of the test : An EVA Storage Array

Agent deploying the test : A remote agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for each device port on the EVA controller.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.


The host for which the test is to be configured.


Refers to the port used by the EVA SAN device.  By default, it is null.


Specify the IP address of the HP EVA SAN.


Specify the name of the EVA SAN array that has been configured for monitoring.


Install the SSSU.exe software and specify the full path to the install directory of this software here.

Username and

Specify the user credentials using which the HP EVA array is to be accessed.

Confirm Password

Confirm the password by retyping it here. 


Indicate the duration (in seconds) for which this test should wait for a response from the storage device. By default, this is set to 120 seconds.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Operational mode

Indicates the current operational mode of this device port.


The values that this measure can report and the states they indicate are tabulated below:

State Value
good or attention or normal 1
Failed or bad 0
Unknown or not available or notinstalled or not_present or unsupported, etc. 2


By default, this measure reports the States listed in the table above to indicate the current operational state of each device port. The graph of this measure however, represents the status of a device port using the numeric equivalents only.