TestConnectMvip

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You can use the TestConnectMvip method to test the management connection to the storage cluster. The test pings the MVIP and executes a simple API method to verify connectivity.

Parameter

This method has the following input parameter:

Name Description Type Default value Required

mvip

You can pass this value to test the management connection of a different MVIP. You do not need to use this value when testing the connection to the target cluster.

string

None

No

Return value

This method has the following return value:

Name Description Type

details

Information about the test operation (JSON object):

  • connected: Indicates if the test could connect to the MVIP (boolean)

  • mvip: The MVIP tested against (string)

  • pingBytes: Details of the ping tests with 56 bytes and 1500 bytes (object)

    • 56: Results of the 56 Byte ping test (JSON object):

      • individualResponseTimes: List of response times from each ensemble node (string array)

      • individualStatus: List of ping status from each ensemble node (boolean array)

      • responseTime: Average ping response time (string)

      • successful: Indicates if the ping test was successful (boolean)

    • 1500: Results of the 1500 byte ping test (JSON object):

      • individualResponseTimes: List of response times from each ensemble node (string array)

      • individualStatus: List of ping status from each ensemble node (boolean array)

      • responseTime: Average ping response time (string)

      • successful: Whether the ping test was successful (boolean)

    • duration: Length of time required to run the test (string)

    • result: Result of the test as a whole (string)

JSON object

Request example

Requests for this method are similar to the following example:

{
   "method": "TestConnectMvip",
   "params": {
       "mvip" : "172.27.62.50"
       },
    "id":1
}

Response example

This method returns a response similar to the following example:

{
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "details": {
      "connected": true,
      "mvip": "172.27.62.50",
      "pingBytes": {
        "1500": {
          "individualResponseTimes": [
            "00:00:00.000250",
            "00:00:00.000206",
            "00:00:00.000200",
            "00:00:00.000199",
            "00:00:00.000199"
         ],
          "individualStatus": [
             true,
             true,
             true,
             true,
             true
         ],
         "responseTime": "00:00:00.000211",
         "successful": true
       },
       "56": {
          "individualResponseTimes": [
            "00:00:00.000217",
            "00:00:00.000122",
            "00:00:00.000117",
            "00:00:00.000119",
            "00:00:00.000121"
         ],
         "individualStatus": [
            true,
            true,
            true,
            true,
            true
         ],
         "responseTime": "00:00:00.000139",
         "successful": true
        }
      }
    },
    "duration": "00:00:00.271244",
    "result": "Passed"
  }
}

New since version

9.6