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Monitoring CPU Wait Time per Dispatch on Hyper-V



I'm interested in monitoring the wait time of our Hyper-V servers, but I don't see any sensor able to do this. Am I missing something, or is there really no sensor capable of doing this?

cpu hyper-v sensor

Created on May 13, 2020 8:18:22 AM

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Thank you for your KB-post.

You are right, unfortunately we don't have a built-in sensor able to monitor CPU Wait Time per Dispatch on Hyper-V.

As an alternative, you might want to try creating a custom exe/cript sensor. For example, you can have a look at this KB-post: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/77995

You can also propose this a new feature request: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/79245-how-can-i-propose-new-features-or-sensors-for-prtg. This will help us to prioritize the wish internally so that the feature eventually makes its way into the road map.

Best regards

Created on May 14, 2020 11:39:23 AM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]



Alright, thanks, I'll try getting that working instead. If it all fails, I'll make a feature request :)

Created on May 14, 2020 1:51:50 PM



It turns out there is a way to do this, without all this custom exe/scripts. The senser PerfCounter Custom can monitor the \Hyper-V Hypervisor Virtual Processor(_Total)\CPU Wait Time Per Dispatch element, and report on values.

Created on May 14, 2020 3:05:15 PM



Thanks for the heads up! :)

Created on May 15, 2020 6:29:39 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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