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Which value of HDD avgqu-sz is critical?

This is my graph of HDD avgqu-sz from different app machines: App caches data in memory and every n minutes are data flushed to filesystem + every m minutes are data (re)loaded from filesystem in ...
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How to send Windows Performance counters to Logstash + Kibana?

I would like to setup monitoring for system resources on my Windows servers. I've noticed a common configuration in Linux is to use collectd daemon to get system metrics information. From collectd ...
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Event ID: 2002 Source: IIS-W3SVC-PerfCounters on Windows Server 2012

My server is showing on Event Viewer this error every hour. Log Name: Application Source: Microsoft-Windows-IIS-W3SVC-PerfCounters Date: 03/10/14 9:07:42 Event ID: 2002 Task ...
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IIS Performance Counters recorded extremely large requests per second value

While I've been monitoring a production IIS server receiving around 1000 - 5000 requests per second almost steadily, I've encountered a few spikes in the performance counter "Requests/sec" and "GET ...
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Using Powershell to get a group of specific perfmon counters

I'm trying to set up a script that generates blg files every set amount of time, using powershell. I know this can be done using perfmon XML templates, but for this specific project I have to do it ...
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Cannot view IIS7 worker process queues with APPCMD or IIS Manager

I am trying to diagnose an issue with classic ASP sites that intermittently hang on IIS 7.5 (Windows 2008 R2). I tried using APPCMD LIST REQUESTS to get a list of queued requests but this fails every ...
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WMIPrvSe failing every morning

I am maintaining an environment with many Windows 2003 Server VMs. It has come to our attention that wmiprvse.exe keeps dying on majority of servers every morning (between 5-7 AM). As this is ...
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Difference between Windows performance counters network adapter and interface

I've got Windows Server 2012 R2. In performance counters there are: \Network Adapter(Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet _2)\Bytes Sent/sec \Network Interface(Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet ...
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Execute ps1 script when CPU threshold is meet

I'm looking for a function similar to Debug Diagnostics Collector. Where you can setup a performance (or any counter) trigger (eg. above 50% CPU over 50 seconds). Once condition of a trigger are ...
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SQL Server Timeout issues at random times causing performance degradation

I am having random timeout during a brief period of time on certain days. My CPU, Memory looks fine. So I ran Performance Monitor during these spikes and found my average disk sec/read was 5.8 ...
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Count instances of application using Windows Performance Counters

I have a terminal services server that runs instances of a thick-client application and serves them up to users via RemoteApp. In order to do some capacity planning I would like to continuously log ...
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What is a good set of performance counters to measure scalability bottlenecks

We're moving our enterprise product to the cloud (IAAS) and are determining how many users we can support on a single VM. Our product uses SQL Server, SharePoint and a bunch of WCF services. What ...
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How to monitor MSMQ perfomance counters for different roles in windows cluster

By default it is not possible to view perf counters for clusterd instance of MSMQ in windows cluster. The solution is to create a registry key NetNameForPerfCounters and assign role name to it. This ...
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Query performance counters from powershell

I am trying this script to query performance counters in different localized windows server versions. http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2013/07/19/querying-performance-counters-from-powershell/ ...
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Windows: Determine number of cores from a performance monitor file?

Is there any way to determine how many cores a particular machine's CPU has based on a Performance Monitor file I have? Additionally, can we see if hyperthreading is enabled? For a period of high ...
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How to clear/reset the top-commands TIME counter

To find a performance problem I use "top" commands TIME column in cumulative mode (which is important for me because it also captures all the small executed child processes) When any changes in the ...
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Logging performance counters to ODBC in Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to update a data collector set to log specific performance counters to ODBC (SQLServer), however the "Data source name" dropdown is greyed. I have configured an ODBC System data source ...
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ZFS ARC size vs target size

I am trying to understand the inner workings of the ZFS ARC. However, I am confused with several things: actual (zfs:0:arcstats:size) vs target size (zfs:0:arcstats:c). I understand that actual size ...
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What is the (*) in Windows Performance Counters

Take the following counter for example: \LogicalDisk(*)\% Free Space Where can I find what can be plugged in place of the *? I know sometimes it's _global_ and other times it can be _total_. I ...
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which performance counters mainly matter for windows server performance?

We have a website which is sometimes performing slowly, and / or completely hangs. I have setted up temporarily the default system performance data collector in Performance Monitor, to see if this ...
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How to customize Windows “Performance Monitor”?

I'm wondering if that's possible to set a customized action counter that is not listed as one of the counters? e.g. a batch script that measure a time for running my application, and then notify the ...
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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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How can I replicate performance counter setups in an Azure WorkerRole?

I am trying to collect performance statistics on our Azure application. Up till now, our process has been to set up the roles with RDP enabled, connect, manually set up the performance counters, log ...
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View the performance counters I have added to a Data Collector set after creation on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have been working on creating a Data Collector Set to use to collect relevant performance information for an application my team is developing. I am using Performance Monitor on a Windows 2008 R2 ...
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Using Perfmon on Windows Server 2008 R2 Which counter value should be used for physical memory usage?

I am attempting to use Performance Monitor to set up a relevant User Defined Dataset on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. This is to track the performance costs incurred by an application that my team is ...
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How to tell a Performance Monitor Data Collector Set to regularly generate Reports?

In a nutshell, my goal is to do a long-time recording of several performance counters. My steps I took until now were: Some days ago I've created several user-defined Data Collector Sets in Windows ...
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How do I create performance counter instance names for two different iis applications

I have several iis servers setup visibly identically in different environments (Dev/Test/Staging/etc). Within iis, I have an app pool "MyApplicationAppPool" and three web applications running within ...
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High response time with pingdom

I have a server hosted at my end, I am monitoring the server with pingdom and also my router. Strange thing is the response time towards the router is fine, but when the traffic flows towards the ...
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IIS 7 Determine popular / commonly used URL

I'm trying to find the right performance counter in IIS 7 which would tell me what the most commonly requested URL is, but I think I may be looking in the wrong place. How would I go about finding ...
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Performance Counter - % Disk Time and Avg. Disk Queue Length

% Disk Time - How often is the disk busy? If it's busy almost all of the time, and there is a large queue, the disk might be a bottleneck. This value is displayed as a percentage and is capped at ...
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Local performance counters show up when adding remote counters in PerfMon

I'm trying to get performance counters of machine A (server running Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit) in PerfMon. PerfMon is running on machine B (another server used as a desktop). The goal of this is ...
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Performance counter categories appear as numbers. How do I fix this?

I'm on a server (VM) and I have errors accessing performance counters (category does not exist). When I open Perfmon and try add a counter, I see this list of numbers in the list of categories. How ...
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Collect and view Performance Monitor information from multiple servers

I can use windows Performance Monitor to view counters like CPU, RAM, ASP.NET connections, or any other available counters, for a specific server. Is there a tool available for windows that would ...
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32bit SQLServer with AWE NOT enabled. Buffer Cache Hit Ratio High, Disk Read Queue VERY HIGH, WHY?

We have a "SQLServer 2005 SP3 32bit Enterprise Edition" running on a 32 bit Windows 2003 32bit Enterprise Edition 12GB RAM with AWE enabled using RAID5(5 pysical disks). We tuned AWE to enabled and ...
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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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How do I make Performance Monitor always log the time AND date?

I have been using Performance Monitor to keep an eye on Non-Paged Memory usage over the last few months. From the csv files generated I have been creating graphs to make it easy to pin point problem ...
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Monitor daily, weekly and monthly bandwidth usage totals in Windows Server 2008 R2

I need to be able to monitor and report on total bandwidth usage (in and out) on a windows 2008 server. This is so that i can cost the usage fees i am likely to incurr when moving to another ...
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Exchange 2010 - resolving Calendar Attendant\Requests Failed

On my mailbox server, I am receiving the alert: MSExchange Calendar Attendant\Requests Failed Or in Solarwinds Requests Failed (Calendar Attendant) for Exchange 2010 Mailbox Role Counters ...
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graph performance monitor windows and linux

We are using Munin to get graphs of our servers. (such as CPU load, I/O, available disk space, etc. ) Munin gives us last 24h, last 7 days, last month and last year. The good thing with Munin is ...
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Difference between Web service counter “Current ISAPI Extension Requests” and “ISAPI Extensin Requests/sec”?

From the Microsoft website, the definition of these two counters is very obscure. For the "Current ISAPI Extension Requests": The current number of ISAPI requests being simultaneously processed by ...
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SQL Server 2005 Performance Counters Missing

I wanted to do some performance monitoring on one of our blade servers here at the bank., but ran into a little stumbling block. When trying to create a pretty standard counter log, via performance ...
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Network Service account cannot see SQLServer performance counters on Windows 2008 R2

I have a service running on a large number of servers, that logs Windows Performance Counters to a central logging system. The service is written in .Net, and runs as the build-in account "Network ...
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How to make Perfmon automatically track same process for IIS with multiple sites?

I'm doing performance/load testing of my IIS6/Win2K3 server. I setup perfom by adding performance counters for the specific site I'm interested in (ie. w3wp#7). The problem is -- I have to ...
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Performance Counter for tracking 503 - Server Unavailable from IIS

I have an ASP.NET 4.0 Web Service running on IIS 6.0. I am trying to locate the appropriate Performance Counter to track 503 responses. I have limited "Web site connections" to 1 for testing ...
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SAN spec'ing and IOPS counters

I'd like to make sure that I'm measuring IOPS correctly across Windows and Linux servers. We're busy trying to figure out which SAN would best suit our environment and measuring IOPS across our ...
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Are Windows performance counter data points providing snapshots or averages of the prior interval?

I am wondering specifically about the "Process/% Processor Time" counter. If you set it to an interval of say 10 seconds, are the data points a snapshot of what the CPU utilization is at that 10 ...
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ASPNET WMI class not available

I need to extract the ASPNET\Requests Queued performance counter from some IIS servers via WMI. The WMI class for this sort of thing appears to be contained in Win32_PerfFormattedData_ASPNET_ASPNET. ...
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No permission to access SQL server perfmon counters

My DBA team doesn't have access to SQL server 2005 standard performance counters. What is the required permission that they should be granted? I found some registry entries, but they already have ...
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What performance counter is used to display total RAM usage on a Windows 2008 server?

I'm trying to use the Performance Counters so I can log the total RAM usage on a particular machine. I've got a sneaky feeling that it's maxing out (due to some bad code) ... server has a heart attack ...