SAP Web Dispatcher Destination Status Test

The SAP Web Dispatcher can be set in front of multiple SAP and non-SAP Web Servers i.e., ABAP and J2EE destinations.

The Web Dispatcher then serves as the entry point for these systems/destinations and performs the following tasks:

  • From the URL the Web Dispatcher identifies the system the request was destined for.
  • The Web Dispatcher then performs load balancing for that particular system.

This test auto discovers the destinations that are connected to the SAP Web Dispatcher and reports the availability of each destination.

Target of the test : A SAP Web Dispatcher

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for each destination connected to the SAP Web Dispatcher being monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test period

How often should the test be executed

Host

Specify the host for which the test is to be configured.

Port

The port number at which the specified host listens. The default is 2375.

WEB Dispatcher DIR

Specify the full path to the directory where the target SAP Web Dispatcher is installed.  Ensure that the location specified contains the sapwebdisp and wdispmon executables.

Profile File

Specify the full path to the profile file with which the target SAP Web Dispatcher was started. The default name of the profile is sapwebdisp.pfl.

Timeout

Specify the time for which the eG agent should wait for collecting the required metrics. By default, this is 60 seconds

Detailed Diagnosis

To make diagnosis more efficient and accurate, the eG Enterprise embeds an optional detailed diagnostic capability. With this capability, the eG agents can be configured to run detailed, more elaborate tests as and when specific problems are detected. To enable the detailed diagnosis capability of this test for a particular server, choose the On option. To disable the capability, click on the Off option. The option to selectively enable/disable the detailed diagnosis capability will be available only if the following conditions are fulfilled:

  • The eG manager license should allow the detailed diagnosis capability
  • Both the normal and abnormal frequencies configured for the detailed diagnosis measures should not be 0.
Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Is dispatcher available?

Indicates whether/not this destination is available.

 

The values reported by this measure and their numeric equivalents are available in the table below:

Measure Value Numeric Value
No 0
Yes 1

Note:

This measure reports the Measure Values listed in the table above while indicating whether/not this destination is available. However, in the graph of this measure, this measure is indicated using only the Numeric Values listed above.