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Easiest way to get Perfmon counter names into a text file?

I'd like to create a settings file for my logman command. I expect to have lots of perfmon counters. Is there any easy way to get all the perfmon counters' exact text anywhere? The only thing I ...
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Why can't Logman start?

I'm setting up my first logman counter. But it's not working! There is some file or folder permissions problem. Or maybe I wrote the create-counter statement wrong. Here's my counter commands: ...
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How can I use perfmon/logman to set up logging on a master (Windows) VM, writing to another machine on the network?

I know how to set up logging to write to a remote location in the general case - just specify the output filename using the full UNC path (e.g. \\HOST-PC\directory\logoutput.etl) when creating the log ...
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logman command at startup requires elevation

I am trying to setup Performance Counters on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server and have successfully setup the counters. The problem is that I need to manually start the counters each time the server is ...
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Logman issues with -v option

I have a problem with logman.exe. I can't get the -v option to work properly. With this parameters: logman create counter EPVMON1 -f csv -v mmddoomm -max 100 -si 120 -o "F:/PerfLogs/EPVMON1" -cf ...
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Logman user switch confusion

I'm setting up a powershell script that installs a logman counter on several servers that are in dire need of some performance monitoring. The documentation states that the -u switch works with ...
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How to setup Perfmon/Logman to get the Thread performance counters for only a specific IIS process?

I am trying to setup Perfmon/Logman to collect some performance counters to monitor my IIS6 installation. There are multiple w3wp instances on this host, and I can successfully collect data for the ...
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Understanding Logman - Processor Time

As part of a project I am working on, I have to monitor server/desktop performance to ensure there is no degradation as a direct result of my work. I thought I would set up some performance counters ...
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Does Logman's -cnf Switch Work?

We've been trying to create PerfMon counters that contain up to 15 minutes worth of data before writing to a new file. PerfMon can be configured to do this, but it resets these settings whenever the ...