Hyper-V Switches Test

A virtual switch can be attached to one and only one physical NIC.  Each Virtual / Legacy NIC plugs into a virtual switch.  This test gives details on what the switch is doing and the flows of sends / receives it handles.

 

Target of the test : A Hyper-V / Hyper-V VDI server

Agent executing the test : An internal agent

Output of the test : One set of results for each virtual switch available to the Hyper-V host monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
  1. Test period - How often should the test be executed
  2. Host - The host for which the test is to be configured.
Measurements reported by the test:
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Broadcast packets received

Indicates the total number of packets received per second by this switch.

Packets/Sec

 

Broadcast packets sent

Indicates the total number of packets sent per second by the switch.

Packets/Sec

 

Data received

Indicates the rate at which bytes were received by the switch.

Mbps

 

Data transmitted

Indicates the rate at which bytes of data were sent by the switch.

Mbps

 

Packets received

Indicates the total number of packets received by the switch per second.

Packets/Sec

 

Packets sent

Indicates the total number of packets sent by the switch per second.

Packets/Sec