SolidFire Network Interface Test

This test reports the current status of each network interface on each node of the target storage device. Using this test, administrators can figure out the network interfaces that are down for a longer duration, analyze the reason on why the network interface is down and take remedial measures before end users start complaining of slowness.

Target of the test : A SolidFire Storage

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for each Node: Network Interface on the target storage device.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.


The IP address of the host for which this test is to be configured.


The port at which the server listens.

SolidFire API Version

Specify the API version of the SolidFire storage system to be monitored.

SolidFire Username and SolidFire Password

Provide the credentials of a user who has been assigned with a Monitor role to access the SolidFire storage system in the SolidFire Username and SolidFire Password text boxes.

Confirm Password

Confirm the SolidFire Password by retyping it here.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation


Indicates the current status of this network interface.


The values reported by this measure and its numeric equivalents are mentioned in the table below:

Measure Value Numeric Value
Up and Running 1
Up 2
Down 3
Unknown 4


By default, this measure reports the Measure Values listed in the table above to indicate the current health of this network interface. The graph of this measure however, represents the status of the network interface using the numeric equivalents only i.e, 1 to 4.