Inode Cache Test

This test monitors the size of the inode cache and the cache hit ratio. Based on these metrics, the inode cache can be configured for optimal performance. This test is disabled by default.

Target of the test : A Solaris

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every server being monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
  1. TEST PERIOD - How often should the test be executed
  2. Host - The host for which the test is to be configured
Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Current size:

Indicates the current size of the Inode cache.

Number

 

Max size:

Indicates the maximum size allowed for the Inode cache.

Number

 

Cache hits:

Indicates the number of hits during lookups to the Inode cache in the last measurement period.

Number

 

Cache misses:

Indicates the number of misses during lookups to the Inode cache in the last measurement period.

Number

 

Cache hit ratio:

Indicates the ratio of hits to total lookups to the inode cache in the last measurement period.

Percent