How to add perfmon counters in Windows

How to view perfmon counters in Windows?

To monitor specific Windows performance (perfmon) counters with Site24x7's plugin integration, you need to get the names of the performance counters from the Windows Performance Monitor on your server. 

Follow the steps below to get the names of the performance counters:
  1. Open the Run command window and run the following command:

    The Performance Monitor Window will open.

  2. In the left pane of Performance Monitor window, select Performance Monitor under the Monitoring Tools folder. A graph-like area will appear.

  3. To add perfmon counters, click the green + icon. Alternatively, you can right-click in the graph area and select Add Counters.

  4. From the list of available counters, select the specific counters you want to add for monitoring (e.g., .NET CLR Exceptions, Battery Status, Bluetooth Device, etc.) and click Add >>. Then click OK to apply the changes. Your selected performance counters will be added.

  5. From the list of added counters that appear below the graph, select an added counter you want to monitor and double-click it.

    A Performance Monitor Properties dialog box will appear.

  6. The Performance Monitor Properties dialog box lists the names of all the added counters. Ensure that you use the exact names of the relevant counters while installing the plugin.
    For example, \Battery Status(ACPI\PNP0C0A\1_0)\Charge Rate is the name of the Battery Status Charge Rate performance counter, as shown below.

Once you have the names of the counters, you can proceed adding the names in the .cfg file of the Site24x7 Windows performance counter monitoring plugin integration by following the steps in this link.

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