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current disk queue length



hi, i have a number of servers and i need to monitor disk queue length. I have added the sensor current disk queue length but on my servers i have a c:\ and a d:\. The sensor does not show this when you look at the data thats its gathering.

is it showing a queue length average of the 2 disks?


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Created on Feb 25, 2011 2:53:23 AM

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we are using a sum covering all drives for the current disk queue length.

Best Regards.

Created on Feb 25, 2011 2:26:27 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



so how do you work out the queue length of individual disks? If the queue length is 10 then you cant just assume thats it 5 on each disk.

Created on Feb 28, 2011 2:00:27 AM

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