LYSS Details Test

Skype for Business Storage Service (LYSS) is a storage framework in Skype for Business Server 2013 intended to be used by different Skype for Business Storage Service consumers for accessing storage platforms in a Skype for Business Server 2013 system. Using this test, you can figure out the number of stale items in the queue of the service and the percentage of space used by the service to store items in the backend database.

Target of the test : A Microsoft Skype for Business server

Agent deploying the test : An internal/remote agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the target Microsoft Skype for Business server that is to be monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameters Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.

Host

The host for which the test is to be configured.

Port

The port at which the specified host listens. The default port is 5060.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Storage service queue items

Indicates the number of stale items in the queue of this storage service.

Number

A low value is desired for this measure. If the value of this measure is abnormally high, say for example 50000, then you should run the CleanuUpStorageServiceData.exe tool from the Skype for Business Server 2013 Resource Kit which will delete all orphaned data from the pool.

Space used by storage service database

Indicates the percentage of space used by this storage service to store the items in the backend database.

Percent