Using the Performance Monitor in background RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    in order to run a counter trace with the Performance Monitor it is enough to create a new user defined data collector set and schedule it, isn't it (for Windows Server 2008 r2 or superior)?


    Monday, October 21, 2013 5:26 PM


  • Hello ,

    Yes you can do provided you have proper permissions in the server to do so.

    Below articles can be used as a step-by-step guide:



    But you should be careful with its schedule and monitor its growth to avoid any performance or space issues.


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    Monday, October 21, 2013 7:49 PM