The three (3) ways of setting up a perfmon log

Hi all, There are at least three (3) methods of enabling a perfmon log using logman.   Method Description Link 1 The perfmon is setup locally on the machine being monitored.  The most common method. Setting a local perfmon in a Windows client or Windows Server. 2 The perfmon is setup from a remote machine,…

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Setting a remote perfmon in a Windows client or Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista First published: May 16, 2015   This is the third (3rd) method of enabling perfmon. When is this usually useful?  Do you have a Windows client or Windows Server that randomly…

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Setting a local perfmon in a Windows client or Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista First published: May 16, 2015   From your 64-bit Windows Vista/Server 2008/7/Server 2008 R2/8/Server 2012/8.1/Server 2012 R2: Step 1.  Make sure that you have the latest hotfixes that are Perfmon related…

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Viewing multiple perfmon logs “file sets” at the same time.

  Applies to: Windows Threshold Server beta Windows Threshold (10) beta Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 Windows 8.0 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista Windows Server 2003 Windows XP Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 Professional Windows NT 4.0 Server Windows NT 4.0 Workstation   Symptom: =======…

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List of Performance Monitor related hotfixes post RTM for Windows 8 RTM and Windows Server 2012 RTM

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 RTM      Windows Server 8 RTM     Note: You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files. List of Performance Monitor (Perfmon) related hotfixes post RTM for Windows 8 RTM and Windows Server 2012 RTM as of Sep. 2013: Originally published Sep. 2013 courtesy of the Microsoft Premier WorkshopPlus…

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Setting a remote perfmon Windows Server 2012 style...

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 Windows 8   My old team had the following blog post Two Minute Drill: LOGMAN.EXE written for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 that goes over the “base”* performance counters. With new perfmon counters to troubleshoot performance issues, I decided to write this post…

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List of Perfmon related hotfixes post Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2003

Applies to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 SP2 W2K3 Service Pack 2 W2K3 SP2 Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 R2 Windows Server 2003 SP2 R2 W2K3 Service Pack 2 R2 W2K3 SP2 R2 For the latest versions of the hotfixes search http://support.microsoft.com/ Note 1: Regular support of Windows Server 2003…

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List of Performance Monitor related hotfixes post Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 SP1

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1 [Windows Server 2008 (R1) Service Pack 1] Windows Server 2008 SP1 [Windows Server 2008 (R1) SP1] W2K8 Service Pack 1 [W2K8 (R1) Service Pack 1] W2K8 SP1 [W2K8 (R1) SP1] Note 1:  You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files. Note 2: Windows…

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How often should Perfmon Sample?

Applies to: Windows 2000 Windows Server 2003 Windows XP Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 7 Windows 8 Preview   Often, we end-up with perfmon log (.blg) files that are pretty big, in the 350+ MB files. Have you tried opening a perfmon log that is about 750 MB in size? …

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List of Performance Monitor related hotfixes post SP2 for Windows Server 2008 SP2.

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 [Windows Server 2008 (R1) Service Pack 2] Windows Server 2008 SP2 [Windows Server 2008 (R1) SP2] W2K8 Service Pack 2 [W2K8 (R1) Service Pack 2 ] W2K8 SP2 [W2K8 (R1) SP2] Note: You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files. List of Performance…

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