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Monitor traffic per service



We need to be able to see the traffic being generated by two services, one is responsible for syncing images the other is for data. Up until now we have been using the port to monitor the total traffic of the two on net-flow, but now we need to see each separately coming off the same server. Is there a sensor for this? I know the WMI service sensor shows cpu/mem/ect... but it does not show network usage, is there a way to add a transmit/receive channel?

service traffic wmi

Created on Oct 1, 2013 2:27:39 PM

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This will be difficult if the traffic for both is going over the same port. There may be a performance counter on the machine that will show the bytes received for the application but not all applications actually record this data. If this is recorded by the performance counters then you can create a custom sensor for this.

Perfcounter Custom Sensor

How to find names of Perfcounters

Networking PerfCounters

Created on Oct 2, 2013 11:52:48 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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