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Can I use Perflog to centrally monitor a number of servers across a WAN?
If so what are the network implications?
Can I start this service automatically?
How do I centralise this data into a database?
Where can I find more info?


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by:Tim Holman
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A 3rd party like :

http://www.argentsoftware.com/prod/product/guardian.htm

is far better for this sort of stuff.
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Could you briefly explain why.
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You'll have to configure Perfmon individually for each server, then import all the charts / reports or whatever into Access / SQL.
This Guardian stuff looks far easier to setup and install, that's all !
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Tim, I appreciate that for PERFMON but I'm researching the viability of PERFLOG. Why do you suggest that the Ardent product is a better bet? Is it free?    
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by:Tim Holman
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Where do you get PERFLOG from ?
I presumed you meant PERFMON.
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From NT Resource kit -
PerfLog (Performance Data Log Service)
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I can't find it !
Has it got a different .EXE name on the resource kit ?
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There are five files in the resource kit:
pdlcnfig.exe
pdh.dll
pdlsvc.exe
perflog.help / perflog.cnt - helpfiles

Windows NT Workstation Resource kit
Dtd 1996 (Maybe this version is older)

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I'll have a look into it - cheers !
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