vCloud Cell Connectivity Test

This test performs periodic availability checks on the target vCloud Director cell, and reports the status of that vCloud Director cell. In addition, the test also indicates the time taken for connecting to the vCloud Director cell so that, connectivity issues can be isolated.

Target of the test : A vCloud Director Cell

Agent deploying the test : An internal/remote agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the vCloud Director Cell being monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.


The host for which the test is being configured.


Specify the port at which the specified host listens in the Port text box. By default, this is NULL.

vCloud Director User

Specify the name of the user with Administrator access to the target vCloud Director Cell.

vCloud Director Pass

Enter the password of the specified vCloud Director User.

Confirm password

Confirm the password by retyping it here.


By default, the vCloud Director Cell is SSL-enabled. Accordingly, the SSL flag is set to Yes by default.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation


Indicates whether/not the vCloud Director is currently available.


A value 0 indicates that the vCloud Director is Not Available and the value 100 indicates that the vCloud Director is Available.

Response time

Indicates the time taken by the vCloud Director to respond to requests.


A low value is typically desired for this measure. A high value or a consistent increase in this value could be indicative of connection bottlenecks.