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Unable to get system counter info for sys_avg_latency when using apitest.exe





I am trying to get the "sys_avg_latency" counter-name for object-type "system" using apitest and I am unable to get the counter values.  I am able to get the



counter values for "avg_processor_busy".  IS there an extra parameter I should put in the input xml? Or is this counter not available thru the DFM?  Please advise.


The input xml (perf3.xml):
















apitest.exe -I -t dfm root Netapp123 < perf3.xml


<results status="passed">





















The sys_avg_latency is dependent on total_ops.

Try running this as input to your DFM.











The output i got was :

<results status='passed'>















Hi Agnes,

Which version of DFM are you using?

I am using DFM 5.0.1.

Calling perf-object-counter-list-info for system indicates that there is no  sys_avg_latency counter. Hence it is not a valid counter.

NetApp Alumni

Hi Agnes -

I would use perf-object-counter-list-info to obtain a valid list of counters for the system object.


   - Rick -



Yes, I have tried it and sample output does include sys_avg_latency as a valid counter.  The input.xml is as follows:




Here is a snippet of the output  and attached is the entire output from getting perf-object-counter-list-info for "system":


                       <desc>Average latency for all operations in the system in milliseconds</desc>








Please advise if there something I need to add to the input.xml to get the counter values for "sys_avg_latency"

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