Windows 2016 DC Server Core Logman and LDAP Queries

In Windows 2012 R2 there was a Data Collector Set called AD Diag which provided detailed insight into your AD environment. Once of the value measure was listed the top most expensive LDAP queries and their source IP. How can I do the same query in Windows 2016 Server core?
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Simply start perfmon with a privileged account, when it opens, right click "performance" and select "connect to another computer". Works here.
compdigit44Author Commented:
But I have read that Data Collector sets are not longer included in Windows 2016 which amazes me!!!  Can I download the AD Diag Data Collector XML on Microsoft?
Why would you? Why not simply try the suggestion and see?
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Ok, tried it.

Though you can use a DC with GUI to connect to another DC with GUI from remote (within perfmon snapin), it seems you cannot use anything but a DC to do this. So if you wanted to use the mmc perfmon snapin to connect to your core server, it seems you would need another DC with GUI to do it. Maybe - you should try, at least if you have another DC with GUI.

At 2016 with GUI, the Data Collector Set called "AD Diag" is present - that, I can confirm.
compdigit44Author Commented:
I did check one of the Windows 2016 servers that does have the GUI installed and I only see Performance Monitor present under Computer Management and Data Collector Sets are missing
I guess that server with GUI needs to be a domain controller itself.
compdigit44Author Commented:
I spun a windows 2016 DC up in my lab an still see that data collector sets are missing. I thought I read that MS dropped this in Windows 2016??
Are we talking about this?
compdigit44Author Commented:
YES!!! The data collector set is missing on my GUI based Windows 2016 DC
Hm... No idea why. Maybe a defect.
I like inplace upgrades as a way of repairing all kind of internal defects, but with a DC that is a little hotter than with normal servers.

So I recommend to use procmon to monitor the process of opening perfmon and its submenus and see if any error meets the eye.

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compdigit44Author Commented:
Thanks for the advice. On a side note, can pwershell or logman be used to list the most expensive ldap queries?
performance monitoring via powershell...never done that, sorry, but I guess there will be cmdlets for it.
logman - I never used that one, either, but it looks like it is suitable.
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