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Perfmon alert reports one counter at most

Good day, everyone! I've been trying to set up some perfmon alerts, but encountered a problem. There are a few counters added to data collector, which is set to call a certain task with "{counter} ...
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Average Disk Sec/Transfer

I imported a perfmon CSV into the Pal tool and it formulated the ugly csv into something very readable. . However I'm unable to identify the amount of IOPS that's being reported. I'm not sure, but ...
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Windows server 2008 I/O counters

For an I/O capacity study I'm working on, (on a windows server 2008R2 system) I'd like to gather absolute I/O counts for a given physical (or logical) disk over a specific period of time. When I look ...
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In Windows 7, why can't I use perfmon against a remote server?

I am on Windows 7 and trying to run perfmon against Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers. I am running into the same issue with all remote machines. When creating a data collector set, I specify a ...
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Capturing Memory / IO counters for ASP.NET Web Applications in IIS

I have an ASP.NET 4.5 (Web API) web application hosted in IIS on Windows Server 2008 R2. This web application is hosted in it's own application pool using the Integrated pipeline. I am trying to use ...
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Representing server state with a metric

I'm using Microsoft's Performance Monitor to dump logs of RAM, CPU, network, and disk usage from multiple servers. I'd like to get a single metric that captures the state of a given variable to a good ...
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Getting RAM info from Performance Monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Total RAM % from perfmon Windows Server 2008 R2 I'm trying to get the percent of memory used from PerfMon. Essentially, I want to see the number that's available from ...
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SYSTEM process not having write privileges

I'm running a process from the user SYSTEM. (In the Task Manager, the process is being run by the User Name SYSTEM, not my username.) Even though I'm an admin, the process can't write files over DFS ...
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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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Running perfmon continuously with periodic reports

I have a question very similar to this one, but I want to continuously run perfmon, during reboots and throughout the day. Further, I'd like to generate a perfmon report every 10 mins or so. The ...
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perfmon reporting higher IOPs than possible?

We created a monitoring report for IOPs on performance counters using Disk reads/sec and Disk writes/sec on four servers (physical boxes, no virtualization) that have 4x 15k 146GB SAS drives in RAID10 ...
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Perfmon - Redirector current command 0 result

I'd like to monitor how many SMB connections there are at any given time for my 2008R2 file server, but when I add Redirector/Current Commands in perfmon, I get 0 results. This KB from Microsoft isn't ...
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Scheduling performance counter to collect and stop data simultaneously on multiple server

How to schedule performance counter in multiple Windows Server 2008 R2 to start on Monday morning 8 AM and stop at 6 PM on Friday ? for the following metrics: CPU usage, Disk usage, Memory, Network, ...
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What does the command “perfmon /sys /comp” do?

I discovered the command perfmon /sys /comp and that seems to allow me to launch it in "transparency mode" among other things. I'm lacking a creative mind right now, but when would this be useful? ...
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Importing performance monitor settings from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008?

On Windows Server 2003, I have some performance counters set up in Performance Monitor (perfmon). I would like to use these same counters on some new Windows Server 2008 servers. How do I import these ...
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How can I view more counters in the Windows Server 2008 perfmon UI?

On Windows Server 2008, if you set up perfmon counters, most of the UI is dedicated to the graph, and at the bottom of the screen you get a tiny scrollable area where you can only see one counter at a ...
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Monitoring services using perfmon

Struggling to find the counters to get the status of a service using perfmon. Is it even possible? We need to monitor the status of a service in Nagios but the only remote access avaliable is through ...
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1answer
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Create alert notification system for performance counters (logman, task scheduler, events)

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP2 without a graphical user interface (Windows Azure). I need to setup an alert for performance counters that reaches some threshold and then run some command (send an ...
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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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Configuring PA Server Monitor for Windows monitoring

My company got PA Server Monitor to monitor 6 servers. I have few questions regarding configuration. So far I've made disk space and ping monitors. Generally two servers are IIS 7, two are SQL Server ...
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I want to measure memory usage of an application over time. How do I do it?

I want to use PerfMon to measure memory usage of the application over time, however, there are more than dozen Memory related counters. Which one will give me an accurate picture?
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Automatically restarting Perfmon Data Collector Sets

I have a number of User Defined Data Collector Sets running on a Windows 2008R2 server, collecting perfmon stats from various servers. Whenever there is a network interruption, or a server rebooted ...
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perfmon counters can be selected but don't display data

I can select perfmon counters, but not all the selected counters will display. For example: Processor/% Idle/_TOTAL is selectable but doesn't appear in the log file. Yet, Processor /% Priviledge ...
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Perfmon - Cannot start data collector set

While running perfmon on Windows 2008 server after creating a data collector set and attempting to start I receive the following error: "The Data Collector Set or one of its dependencies is already ...
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how to set up Windows Server 2008 perfmon alert

in Windows 2008, how can I set up perfmon alerts to execute some scheduled task or batch file? I found examples for Windows 2003, but not 2008. for example, I want to execute a task if free space on ...
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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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Win Server 2008 - Reliability & Performance Monitor not restarting

When setting up a user-defined data collection set which is written to a CSV file, I need to get the set to restart itself every hour, thus recreating the log file. Otherwise my log files will get too ...