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WMI with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory



I am trying to monitor a large number of Hyper-V virtual machines most of which use Dynamic Memory. I want to be able to capture when and how often Hyper-V adds/subtracts RAM to any given VM. That way I can better trend/track my memory allocation and know what virtual machines are demanding the most over any given time period.

I think I can do this with a perfmon counter, but can’t figure out how to translate that to a WMI (or other) PRTG sensor.

Any help would be appreciated


hyper-v memory ram wmi

Created on Mar 29, 2012 1:41:48 PM

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have you had a look at: How do I properly configure a WMI custom sensor?

best regards.

Created on Mar 29, 2012 4:37:35 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



I suppose my real issue is I can’t figure out what to monitor. There is a perfmon counter for Added Memory and Removed memory, but I can’t figure out where to go in WMI to find those.

I realize this is not specifically a PRTG issue, but I was hoping someone watching the forum could at least point me in the right direction.

Thanks again.

Created on Mar 29, 2012 4:45:34 PM



You need to "access" these counters with such a "WMI Custom" Sensor. Or maybe a VB Script running as a Custom Exe Sensor.

Created on Mar 29, 2012 4:52:42 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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