- Select the Performance Monitor's System Monitor container and click the View Log Data icon from the toolbar above to view System Monitor Properties.
- Click the Add button found on the General tab to view the collected logs collected (don't forget to look in the PerfLogs folder; it's not always selected by default).
- Select your log file and click OK.
- Click the View Report icon to see a summary report of the Performance Monitor log data you've collected for Exchange Server.
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE: EXCHANGE CAPACITY PLANNING WITH PERFORMANCE MONITOR
Step 1: An introduction to Performance Monitor as a trend-analysis tool
Step 2: Configuring Performance Monitor for Exchange Server
Step 3: Reading and analyzing Performance Monitor logs for Exchange Server
Step 4: Viewing a Performance Monitor log data summary report
Step 5: Exporting Performance Monitor log data to Microsoft Excel
Step 6: Related links from SearchExchange.com
|ABOUT THE AUTHOR:|
| Brien M. Posey, MCSE
Brien M. Posey, MCSE, is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his work with Exchange Server, and has previously received Microsoft's MVP award for Windows Server and Internet Information Server (IIS). Brien has served as CIO for a nationwide chain of hospitals and was once responsible for the Department of Information Management at Fort Knox. As a freelance technical writer, Brien has written for Microsoft, TechTarget, CNET, ZDNet, MSD2D, Relevant Technologies and other technology companies. You can visit Brien's personal Web site at http://www.brienposey.com.