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How can I monitor the disk i/o in a virtual environment



I have 3 hyper-v hosts with a clustered shared volume. How can I monitor the disk i/o with PRTG?

prtg snmp wmi

Created on Oct 29, 2014 7:38:25 PM

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Dear TMNewton

Thank you for using PRTG. We have no standard sensor for this metric. However, we offer a Performance Counter Custom Sensor: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/perfcounter_custom_sensor.htm

Some Performance Counter queries can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc938959.aspx

PRTG requires a special format for the Performance Counters, as described in the first link:

Use the following syntax: the name of the counter, followed by two colons (:: ) and the unit. Example: \Processor(_Total)\% Processor Time::%

Created on Nov 3, 2014 5:23:10 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

Last change on Nov 3, 2014 5:23:23 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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