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monitor win2008 IIS7 performance

Last Modified: 2014-02-02
    may i know how to monitor win2008 IIS performance? which counters i shoud use and the guide line?
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Ravi Kumar AtreyServer Administrator- Server Security, Backup and Management

These 3 things offer great insight into server and application performance and they're free.

1. Use Log Parser. It checks the http logs and ensure that no error is coming.

2. Open Performance Monitor on the server and run the "Performance" user defined data collector for 20-30 minutes. This will give you a great snapshot into the performance of the server. It will show you many different metrics and even offer some recommendations. For example if additional memory is needed because of excessive paging this will be clearly noted.

3. Worker processes: Checks which website is taking how much virtual memory.

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which counters i should add in the performance monitor?
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Ravi Kumar AtreyServer Administrator- Server Security, Backup and Management

A really useful thing to do is add the response time option to the IIS log.

See http://paulofford.typepad.com/the-wannabe-guru/2013/11/-easy-way-to-get-ddd-from-iis.html

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