System Faults Test

This test measures the number of system faults that have occurred. This test works on Solaris platforms only.

Target of the test : A Sun Solaris server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every Solaris system being monitored.

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.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Number of faults

Indicates the number of system faults that have occurred.


A high value of system faults is indicative of malfunctioning hardware. If this value is unusually high, immediate attention is required to diagnose the problem.