Perfmon: Create Perfmon Data Collector Set Using an Existing Template

Click here to know how to Create a template from an existing data collector set Launch Perfmon. Expand Performance tree down to User Defined, Right click on it, select New-> Data Collector Set. In the Create New dialog, name the data collector set, select Create from a template (Recommended) and click Next. Select System Performance as … Continue reading Perfmon: Create Perfmon Data Collector Set Using an Existing Template

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Perfmon: Create Perfmon Data Collector Set Manually

First you should read this. You can access performance monitor by doing any of the following typing 'perfmon' in command prompt Go to Start -> Run and type perfmon selecting the Performance or Reliability and Performance Monitor (in Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008) from the Administrative Tools menu Expand Performance tree on the left hand … Continue reading Perfmon: Create Perfmon Data Collector Set Manually

Guide to set up Performance Monitoring using PerfMon on Windows Servers

When you don't have any external performance and application monitoring tool for windows, perfmon is your best bet. This guide contains the steps/instructions to setup performance monitors a.k.a. perfmon data collector sets and it applies to windows XP, windows 2003 server, windows 2008 servers, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 andWindows Vista. If you are using any other windows version, the process should … Continue reading Guide to set up Performance Monitoring using PerfMon on Windows Servers

Enabling NTDS Counters in Perfmon Monitoring

The other day when I was trying to setup performance monitoring for my Domain Controller (DC), I found out that the NTDS object's counters were missing in windows Perfmon (also called as System Monitor). Like everyone else I googled for a solution but couldn't find a thorough procedure of enabling it. I did find some possible … Continue reading Enabling NTDS Counters in Perfmon Monitoring