MySQL Network Test

This test monitors the data transmission between the MySQL server and its clients. 

Target of the test : A MySQL server

Agent deploying the test : An external agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the database being monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
  1. TEST PERIOD – How often should the test be executed
  2. Host – The IP address of the MySQL server
  3. Port – The port on which the server is listening
  4. db – the name of a database on the server
  5. Usernameand password - The eG agent has to be configured with the credentials of a user who has server-wide process and select privileges on the monitored MySQL server. To know how to create such a user, refer to Pre-requisites for Monitoring the MySQL Server topic.
  6. Confirm password – Confirm the password by retyping it here.
Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Data transmit rate:

The rate of data being transmitted by the server in response to client requests during the last measurement period


The data transmission rate reflects the workload on the server.

Data received  rate:


The rate of data received by the server from clients during the last measurement period


This measure also characterizes the workload on the server.