"Performance Module could not find a performance counter" temporary workaround

If you are receiving alerts “Performance Module could not find a performance counter” in the Essentials Console, please perform thefollowing steps to disable the rule via override.

1.       Navigate to the Authoring Space in the Console.

2.       Select “Rules” under “Management Pack Objects”.

3.       Type “Performance Data Source Module” in the “Look for:” box and click “Find Now”.  Be sure a Scope is not set or filtering the “Health Service” Target.

4.       Find the rule, “Performance Data Source Module could not find a performance counter” under “Type: Health Service (2)”, right-click, select “Overrides”, “Disable the Rule”, “For all objects of type:  Health Service”.

5.       When prompted, “Are you sure you want to disable this rule for Health Service?” click “Yes”.

Microsoft is working on the long-term solution to address this problem.

Thanks, Dustin Jones

Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:


    There is a Hotfix for this problem for SCOM http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951979/en-us . I’m wondering if its also compatible to install it on SCE and if it will fix the problems.

    If not do you have any news when a SCE Hotfix will arrive?

    Thanks a lot