SAP Web Dispatcher Status Test

This test helps administrators to continuously monitor the SAP Web Dispatcher and reports the current state of the SAP Web Dispatcher.

Target of the test : A SAP Web Dispatcher

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the SAP Web Dispatcher to be 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

Status

Indicates the current state of this SAP Web Dispatcher.

 

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

Measure Value Numeric Value
Maintenance 0
Running 1
Soft Shutdown 2
Shutdown 3

Note:

This measure reports the Measure Values listed in the table above while indicating the current state of the SAP Web Dispatcher. However, in the graph of this measure, this measure is indicated using only the Numeric Values listed above.

The detailed diagnosis of this measure if enabled, lists an error message if the state of the SAP Web Dispatcher is either Soft Shutdown or Shutdown.