NFS Directory Test

This test reports statistics relating to NFS file systems remotely mounted by a client. This test auto discovers the remote file systems on a client and periodically accesses the file systems to check their availability and access times.

Target of the test : NFS on Linux Client

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every remotely mounted NFS.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test period

How often should the test be executed

Host

The host for which the test is to be configured.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Availability

Availability of the NFS file systems

Number

If the value of this measure is 0, it indicates that the file system is unavailable. The value 100 indicates the availability of the file system.

Access time

Access time for the remotely mounted NFS file systems

Secs

By monitoring this value over time, an administrator can determine periods when NFS access is slow.