test add

Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2, Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

Adds the custom diagnostic tests that the specified XML file defines to the set of diagnostic tests that administrators can run on the HPC cluster.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.


test add [[<Drive>:]<Path>]<file_name>.xml [/server:<server_name>]

test add {/? | /help}


Parameter Description


Specifies the name of the XML file that defines the diagnostic tests that you want to add to the cluster, including the relative or full path if the file is not in the current directory. The file name and path must be valid. If the path or file name includes spaces, enclose the file name and path in quotation marks (").


Specifies the host name or IP address of the server that hosts the HPC Diagnostics Service for the HPC cluster to which you want to add the diagnostic tests. The value must be a valid computer name or IP address. If you do not specify the /server parameter, this command uses the head node that the CCP_SCHEDULER environment variable specifies.


Displays Help at the command prompt.


Displays Help at the command prompt.


  • You must be a cluster administrator to run this command successfully.


To add the diagnostic tests that the file at C:\DiagnosticTest\CustomSuite1.xml defines to an HPC cluster, type:

test add C:\DiagnosticTest\CustomSuite1.xml

Additional references