Questions about monitoring server hardware and software performance, or network performance.

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Monitoring networks and switches [closed]

I'm new to this area when it comes to monitoring services and hardware devices. Is there anything specific I need to know? 1) Are some hardware devices more compatible then others? Like, will some ...
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Windows equivalent performance counters in Linux with Sysstat (or similar)

I administer a range of both Windows and Linux servers. On the Windows servers, I have the following performance counters logging every 15 seconds to a CSV file: Bottleneck analysis: Processor ...
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How to monitor a Windows process' working set greater than 4GB?

Apparently the .NET framework has a bug that prevents working set values above 2GB from accurately being determined. Between 2 and 4GB one can apply some xor-ing calculation to obtain the value, but ...
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What could be cause of ASP.NET State Server timeout?

I recently migrated an app from SQL Server backed sessions to the ASP.NET State Server. About once a week there is a brief failure of ASP.NET to connect to the state server. These last from 20 ...
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How can I setup a Proxy I can sniff traffic from using an ESX vSwitch in promiscuous mode?

I have a pretty specific requirement, detailed below. Here's what I'm not looking for help for, to keep things tidy and on topic: How to configure a standard proxy Any ESX setup required to ...
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How do I collect metrics on the VMs running in my Hyper-V cluster?

I have a Hyper-V cluster on two physical machines. I have a small pile of VMs running on that cluster of varying operating systems. I am trying to collect operating metrics for the VMs so that we ...
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Performance Monitor in Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? In Windows I use the Performance Monitor to see how much CPU, memory etc my server is using. Is there something similar to ...
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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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Graphing per-user CPU usage on a Linux machine

I want to graph (graphical output would be great, i.e. a .png file) the following situation: I have users A, B, and C. I limit their resources so that when all users run a CPU intensive task at the ...
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Performance Monitor (perfmon) showing some unusual statistics

Recently i have thought to used perfmon.msc to monitor process utilization of remote computer. But i am faced with some peculiar situation. Please see the below Print-screen I have selected three ...
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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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Is there tool that will monitor or log speed of web server responses

I have GNU/linux Box (linode VPS running Debian) with PHP, Apache, MySQL and Varnish (and app/site that use those) is there a tool that will save or monitor load times of web server responses?
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Windows 2008 R2 - how to optimise performance monitoring?

It seems there are quite a few "default" monitoring threads running. I have W2008R2 and when I opened Performance Monitor I can see 6 Event Trace Sessions in the System collector sets. This is ...
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Monitoring memory (sharedm buffered, cached) for Xserve

I am trying to monitor detailed memory useage over time for MacOSX /Xserver. NetSNMP version 5.4.2.1 on MacOS 10.6 does not report the following mibs oid=".1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.4.11" ...
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Server Monitoring: Collect data on Windows machine [closed]

Here's the situation: three servers need to be monitored, all data should be accessible on Windows machine. Standard sensors need to be monitored: - cpu usage - mem usage - disk usage I'm out of ...
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How to monitor I/O for a specific file

In windows server 2008 it is possible to see the top files which consume the most I/O on the filesystem using standard system tools. How to setup the same counters, but in reverse - I would like to ...
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Very active database with high % disk times

I have a very active website which is using a NoSql database (RavenDb). I don't have exact figures as i'm not quite sure how to extract this information (any help would be great!) But looking in ...
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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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How to monitor IO svctm with every 5 mins frequency using nagios?

I want to collect samples of iostat's svctm, await every 5 mins from all of my servers and store them in nagios. I want to get the values for what is happening in every 5 minutes (not since boot time, ...
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Windows Server 2008 Current Bandwidth Performance Monitor Scaling

I've been looking over Microsoft's performance monitor documentation and the one thing I'm confused about is scaling. Is it purely just for viewing the data more easily? I'm trying to view ...
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Find out the most I/O loaded directory

Looking for ways to find out the most I/O loaded directory in windows. similar to the following in linux to pin point the problem/bottleneck directory. iostat -p 1 Thanks
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Can I monitor active user count on my iis sites?

We are having problems with performance on our server that host our websites that the processor gets upp to 90%. I would like to monitor the amount of users active on your sites that are published on ...
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performance monitoring on server

I think the tool name is SARS? I have CPanel host and need to monitor loads and such. What tool and how do I do it? I'm just wanting to be able to tie in load average with a site randomly not loading ...
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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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Windows: How to determine the cause of heavy disk use

I'm using perfmon's "PhysicalDisk\% Idle Time" to determine when the disk is being used heavily. The question is, what's the best/quickest way to narrow down what was using the disk? I'm aware of 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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Have issue with monitoring 32bit app pools running on 64bit IIS

I am performing a monitoring task on my 64bit web server which has couple of applications pools running in 32bit mode. I am using .Net CLR Memory object in perfmon to monitor them. However, my ...
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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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htop Memory meter is full. I haven't even started any service yet

I don't understand why my htop meter is full already. I'm not even running some task. Here's the screenshot of my htop: http://i.imgur.com/F56uB.png The green meter shows used memory, the blue meter ...
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Remote Performance Monitoring SQL Server

I've got a couple of servers running SQL Server 2005 Enterprise and I'd like to monitor them remotely using Perfmon (Windows' Performance Monitor). On my machine, I have an instance of SQL Server ...
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Lightweight (plug and play) machine resource monitoring utility? [duplicate]

I need to monitor my Ubuntu Linux server performance, prior to diving into nagios / zabbix type of "enterprise server monitoring" solutions I would prefer something more lightweight. My requirements ...
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What options exist to compare the performance of a Solaris 5.9 and a Linux (Redhat RHEL 5.X) Server?

What options exist to compare the performance of a Solaris 5.9 and a Linux (Redhat RHEL 5.X) Server? I have aging Solaris server and a replacement Linux server hosted on VMWare. A key success factor ...
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Diagnosing windows file server performance issues, utilities?

We've been having a ton of performance issues on our windows server 2008 R2 file server in the office of late. We've been trying to pinpoint the issue for ages but can't work it out. We have 4 ...
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Performance monitoring on Linux/Unix

I run a few Windows servers and (Debian and Ubuntu) Linux and AIX servers. I would like to continously monitor performance on these systems in order to easily identify bottlenecks as well as to have ...
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Is it possible to get hdparm to report the current level of performance degradation on my SSD?

I work on a product that is a headless Debian Linux system with removable Intel X-25M solid state drives. Recently we noticed that the read/write performance of these drives degrades over time, and ...
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description of perfmon counters?

I'd like to use typeperf or logman to process and/or log some basic system health information on a PC (running WinXP), but I can't find a description of common performance counters, just "typeperf -q" ...
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Complete server snapshot for troubleshooting performance?

From time to time, something happens to our website that makes it slow and unresponsive. Inevitably, this happens at like 3 AM, on a day when all the devs have gone to bed early. Are there any good ...
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Is it possible to filter top to show specific processes?

I'm run top and I want to always see java/tomcat/redis/mysql/mongo, is that possible?
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How can I save the counters’ setup in windows performance monitor

I need a comprehensive and complex set of performance counters in windows performance monitor. At this point every time that I use performance monitor, I have to add the counters, one by one. Is there ...
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SBS2003 Server Performance Report email gets corrupted

This is a problem I have had for some time, but it has until now been considered relatively minor (by myself and my colleague) so we haven't really tried to fix it. However, a couple of weeks ago an ...
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Zabbix monitoring system [closed]

I want to monitor some things and I was wondering what of the following can be done using Zabbix easily, what can be done with some extra effort and what can't be done with it: All computers are ...
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Performance Counter Read On Remote Machine - Cost

What I am after is what performance hit is there on the remote machine I am reading a performance counter on? For example, I have a web server that reports some performance counter information on ...
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Linux: System analysis tool [closed]

I have a server performing multiple tasks over traffic coming to it. Lately the server has been stuttering. When the system chokes, it reboots - this leaves me with little meaningful information as ...
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Performance analytics via DBMS “plugins”, or other solution

I'm working on a systems monitoring product that currently focuses on performance at the system level. We're expanding out to monitoring database systems. Right now we can fetch simple performance ...
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Windows Server and Network Monitoring Tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: windows server 2003 monitoring software combining SQL Server monitoring with CPU-IO stats I am looking for tools to monitor our Windows servers in terms of ...
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Oracle Application Server Performance Monitoring and Tuning (CPU load high)

Oracle Application Server Performance Monitoring and Tuning (CPU load high) i have just hired by a company and my boss give me a performance issue to solve as soon as possible. I don't have any ...
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monitoring disk i/o via wmi

I'm using WMI to monitor Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 hosts. I got all the info I wanted but the disk I/O performance. I've tried quering the ...
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What is the closest equivalent of “load average” in Windows available via WMI?

Linux has a notion of Load Average which is defined as: System load averages is the average number of processes that are either in a runnable or uninterruptable state. A process in a runnable ...
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How To Setup “Performance Monitor” As A Bandwidth Counter?

I have managed to create a Counter for bytes/second on Windows 2008 R2. How can I actually count the bandwidth for my machine (inbound and outbound)? I am after the effects similar to DU meter. I ...
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IIS/ASP.NET performance incident - Perfmon Current Annonymous Users going through roof but Requests/sec low

Setup: ASP.NET 4.0 website on IIS 6.0 on Win 2003 64 bit, 8xCPUs, 16GB memory, separate SQL 2005 DB server. Had a serious slowdown today with any otherwise fairly well performing ASP.NET site. For a ...