Win 2008 Server logging memory, CPU usage for a whole day

Hello Experts,

I have a newbie question about using perfmon to log the Memory and CPU usage for a whole day so We can identify bottlenecks.

At present I see a short 'window' of time for each of these and would like to be able to 'step' through a whole day to see how its performance changes.

Can someone please tell me the 'correct' way to enable logging to a file using perfmon so I can get this sort of view of performance for a whole day ?.

Thanks heaps in advance.
johnkanAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Microsoft has a good article on how to create the daily perfmon set
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2012/02/27/taming-perfmon-data-collector-sets.aspx
one the data collection has stopped you can then examine it.

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johnkanAuthor Commented:
Hello David,

Thanks for the prompt response. This is a great start for me.

Can you confirm I can view it in the pretty graph and not just numbers ?.

Thanks heaps
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
right click on the collection set and view report
you can remove items
johnkanAuthor Commented:
WOW!!!..

That's perfect!!!.

Wonderful!.

Thanks heaps
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