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Why perfmon for remote desktop servers get an empty file (only time stamp)?

I'm trying to remotely monitor a server using perfmon, the output file is always empty and only the time stamp field is there?
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Perfmon % Processor Time unbalanced

I am somewhat of an accidental DBA, and I'm troubleshooting a SQL Server box where performance has been notoriously poor (as reported by the customer). I was not involved in the initial planning of ...
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Understanding %DiskTime in Perfmon

I have a server that's been jumping around 100-700 %DiskTime for the past few days. I understand this indicates an I/O bottleneck -- but what do I do from here? What do I need to check or change in ...
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104 views

Setting up perfmon across various servers

I set up some performance gathering in Performance Monitor (perfmon) on a particular server. (I setup a Data Collector Set for the server, with specific Data Collectors, setup start and stop ...
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Cache Total Entries increase and decrease as a delta shape. Why?

My performance counter "cache total entries" "cache total hits" "cache total misses" keeps increasing and decreasing as a delta shape around every 1 hour.The decreasing is much fast than increasing. ...
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Interpretation of typeperf counters for loopback interface

I have collected performance statistics using typeperf for the following counters: Network Interface(MS TCP Loopback interface)\Bytes Total/sec 10 203 372 Network Interface(MS TCP Loopback ...
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Performance Monitor ( perfmon ) - how to open .blg file

I have recorded data through perfmon.msc, and save the data. The extension of the Data is .blg. Whenever i double click the file the below windows get open. here, i can't see any log which i have ...
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Use perfmon to monitor a specific ASP.NET webapp across worker process restarts, IIS restarts, etc.?

I have a few perfmon performance counters that I'd like to track for a specific ASP.NET application over an extended period of time, say a week or a month. The trouble is that perfmon counters are ...
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430 views

Windows Performance Monitor keeps trying to add unwanted counters

I have been running a Data Collector Set for SQL Server for a week, and everything was going just fine until I tried clicking on Action -> Save Current View and now it always tries to add the ...
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Measure impact of new software on Windows Server

I'm an admin for a small business. I've been asked to give another company my opinion on whether or not our servers have enough available resources to handle the addition of their software. I've had ...
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427 views

How can I read the dmp file created by perfmon?

I'm trying to debug a memory problem on a client web server that I have no access to. The client, with some help from Microsoft consulting, set up a bunch of perfmon counters and just sent us the ...
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Real-time IIS monitoring

We're looking for some monitoring software that will report and display real-time performance information for IIS. We're currently using perfmon to monitor requests executing, requests queued, ...
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1answer
525 views

PerfMon Counters Not Available

Unless I'm going crazy here, I'm having a problem trying to load some basic counters from one of our older Windows 2003 SP2. Let's take Page Faults/sec as an example - when I try to add the counter, ...
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Is it OK to run perfmon on production servers? And why?

Or should perfmon be limited to a Dev/QA server with load tests that simulate production activity? I'd like to run perfmon for two days (like Sql Server master Brent Ozar suggests) to get an overall ...
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Windows performance monitor new instances

I am trying to configure performance monitor on 2003/2008R1&R2 to capture new instances of the counters without any luck. For example if I select counter Process\%Processor time (to monitor ...
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How to aggregate data in Windows Performance Monitor?

I have seem performance counters like this: PhysicalDisk(_Total)\Avg. Disk Read Queue Length Which is an aggregation (average, sum, etc) of data over a period. How to create a custom counter which ...
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Perfmon - Win 2008 - Recording Metric Twice!

I am noticing that a local perfmon I have set up to measure CPU on a Win 2008 server is actually recording two data points when recording to CPU: "(PDH-CSV 4.0) (GMT Daylight ...
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Performance Monitor can't add counters from .NET data providers

I'm trying to monitor my database connections with Performance Monitor, but for some reason I can no longer add the counters. Every set of counters OTHER than the two .NET Data Providers (for Oracle ...
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Real time monitoring of MS Windows servers and their services

We have a bunch of large HDTVs in our monitoring office keeping an eye on all of our production equipment. We are monitoring: Cisco routers HP switches HP proliant servers Windows 2003 IIS SQL ...
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Find the bottleneck: disk I/O on Windows XP

One of our development boxes has developed a problem wherein performance will occasionally drop through the floor. When this happens, you can hear the hard drive thrashing, but I don't know what's ...