ISA Cache Test

This test reports statistics pertaining to the ISA Proxy server cache.

Target of the test : An ISA Proxy server 2004

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every ISA Proxy server that is being monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameters Description

Test period

This indicates how often should the test be executed.


The host for which the test is to be configured.


Refers to the port used by the ISA Proxy server.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Data received from disk cache

Indicates the rate at which data is retrieved from the disk cache.



Data received from memory cache

Indicates the rate at which data is retrieved from the memory cache.



Disk failures

Indicates the rate at which I/O failures occurred since the Firewall service started.


An I/O failure occurs when the ISA server fails to read from or write to disk cache.

Disk writes

Indicates the rate at which data was written to the disk cache.



Memory cache util

Indicates the percentage of fetches made from the memory.


A high percentage may indicate that it is worthwhile allocating more available memory resources to the cache.

URLs in cache

Indicates the number of URLs currently stored in the cache.