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PRTG as application monitoring console



Hello, I'm looking for a way to consolidate into a single console several sources of health information of a distributed web application.

Currently I'm collecting/monitoring about 60 performance counters (for MEM, CPU, DISKS, IIS, MSSQL) on each of 3 Windows boxes and about 10 application parameters (via direct queries in a MSSQL DB).

Which configuration do you suggest to collect the performance counters from the Windows boxes: one sensor for each perf counter?, which type of sensor?

Is there a way to issue a single query to the DB and put on different channels every single column of the resulting recordset?

I also wish to summarize informations from remote IIS logs (now I'm using Logparser to query text files and import into the database the results). Can I setup a sensor that remotely executes an exe on IIS logs, returns a complex recordset with one channel per column? should I install a local probe service on the remote server to do this?

Thanks in advance

Roberto Lambertini

evaluation performance-counters wmi

Created on Feb 27, 2012 4:04:03 PM

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I'm afraid the only way to get these information-bits into one graphs will be to keep the individual 'source'-sensors and then use the Sensor Factory to have them in one graph/data table.

best regards.

Created on Feb 27, 2012 5:42:36 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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