FileServer Mount Service

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FileServer Mount

In Hyperic, a file system is represented by a platform service of type "FileServer Mount". Typically, the Hyperic Agent automatically discovers file systems on a platform. If the agent does not discover the file system on a platform, you can manually configure it.

Create FileServer Mount Service in Hyperic

To create a FileServer Mount service.

  1. Navigate to the platform where the file server exists.

  2. Select New Platform Service from the Tools menu. 

  3. Name the service.

  4. Select "FileServer Mount" from the Service Type pull-down.

  5. Click Edit in the "Configuration Properties" section of the new service's Inventory page.

  6. On the Configuration Properties page, supply at least the required properties, described in the table below.

FileServer Mount Service Configuration Options

Name

Description

Required

Example

Notes

path

Path to the directory

Yes

/Users/myfiles

Hyperic will verify that the path exists.

FileServer Mount Service Metrics

Each instance of a FileServer Mount service provides the following metrics:

Name

Alias

Units

Category

Default On

Default Interval

Availability

Availability

percentage

AVAILABILITY

true

10 min

Use Percent

UsePercent

percentage

UTILIZATION

true

5 min

Total Bytes Used

TotFsUsed

KB

UTILIZATION

false

5 min

Capacity

Capacity

KB

UTILIZATION

false

30 min

Total Bytes Free

TotFsFree

KB

UTILIZATION

true

5 min

Total Bytes Avail

TotFsAvail

KB

UTILIZATION

false

5 min

Disk Reads

DiskReads

none

THROUGHPUT

false

10 min

Disk Reads per Minute

DiskReads1m

none

THROUGHPUT

true

10 min

Disk Writes

DiskWrites

none

THROUGHPUT

false

10 min

Disk Writes per Minute

DiskWrites1m

none

THROUGHPUT

true

10 min

Disk Read Bytes

DiskReadBytes

B

THROUGHPUT

false

10 min

Disk Read Bytes per Minute

DiskReadBytes1m

B

THROUGHPUT

false

10 min

Disk Write Bytes

DiskWriteBytes

B

THROUGHPUT

false

10 min

Disk Write Bytes per Minute

DiskWriteBytes1m

B

THROUGHPUT

false

10 min

Disk Queue

DiskQueue

none

THROUGHPUT

false

5 min

Disk Service Time

DiskServiceTime

ms

UTILIZATION

false

5 min

Free Files

FreeFiles

none

UTILIZATION

false

5 min

Total Files

Files

none

UTILIZATION

false

5 min

Event Tracking

You can enable log tracking for a FileServer Mount service. If you do, the agent will log an event for responses that match the criteria you specify.

To enable log tracking, click the Enable Log Tracking box in the Monitoring section of the Configuration Properties page.

For information about Hyperic log tracking functionality and configuration options, and how to view log events, see Set Up Log Tracking for a Resource in vFabric Hyperic Administration.