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Performance counters missing

Posted on 2007-11-23
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under exchange 2007 server performance monitor i can not find any counter objects and i can only see some numbers instead of descriptive counters. pls advise how i can see the exchange and windows server2003 64-bit counters in perfmon
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Check in Perfmon whether you can see Perfomance Counters. If not you need to rebuild perf counters.
http://www.smallbizserver.net/Default.aspx?tabid=53&forumid=54&postid=19249&view=topic

Also go through http://support.microsoft.com/?id=300956 (How to manually rebuild Performance Counter Library values)
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SYMPTOMS

Error messages displayed are:

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: SysmonLog
Event Category: None
Event ID: 2028
Date: 5/8/2007
Time: 3:47:19 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SERVER
Description:
The service was unable to add the counter '\Processor(_Total)\% Processor Time' to the FOO log or alert. This log or alert will continue, but data for that counter will not be collected. The error returned is: The specified object is not found on the system.

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: SysmonLog
Event Category: None
Event ID: 2029
Date: 5/8/2007
Time: 3:47:19 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SERVER
Description:
The service was unable to add any counters to the FOO log or alert. This log or alert will not be started.

In addition, you may see these errors:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: LoadPerf
Event Category: None
Event ID: 3012
Date: 5/9/2007
Time: 5:30:27 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SERVER
Description:
The performance strings in the Performance registry value is corrupted when process Performance extension counter provider. BaseIndex value from Performance registry is the first DWORD in Data section, LastCounter value is the second DWORD in Data section, and LastHelp value is the third DWORD in Data section.

Event Type: Error
Event Source: LoadPerf
Event Category: None
Event ID: 3011
Date: 5/9/2007
Time: 5:30:27 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SERVER
Description:
Unloading the performance counter strings for service WmiApRpl (WmiApRpl) failed. The Error code is the first DWORD in Data section.

RESOLUTION

Run the following command from the command line, It will return no results.
   lodctr /r: c:\winnt\system32\perfstringbackup.ini
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saved my frustration
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thats brilliant. thanks for the help
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