vCloud Cell Service Status Test

Whenever users complaint that they are unable to access their critical applications hosted on the vCloud, you may want to know whether it is owing to a bad network connection between the user terminal and the vCloud Director or because of the sudden failure of the vCloud Director cell. Using this test, you can track the status of the vCloud Director Cell and be promptly alerted when it stops running.

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 service is currently running.


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