[SDP 2][4D3031AE-5C5F-4D56-816E-965C030653ED] Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Five Minute Performance Counter Diagnostic for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008

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Summary

The Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Five Minute Performance Counter Diagnostic for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 was designed to collect five minutes of role-specific performance counter data for troubleshooting Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 issues.

More information

The Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Five Minute Performance Counter Diagnostic for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 was designed to run under Windows XP / Windows Server 2003 or Windows Vista / Windows Server 2008. A different Exchange troubleshooter is available and must be used for instances involving Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2.

This article describes information that may be collected from a machine when Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Five Minute Performance Counter Diagnostic for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. Output file names are generally prefixed {prefix} with the name of the item for which output was generated (<computer name> <cluster name> <storage group name> <database name>, for example).

Information Collected

Exchange and Windows Performance Counter Information
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DescriptionFile Name
Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010 role-specific and operating system performance counter data collected for five minutes at a five-second interval, binary log (.blg) format, compressed to .zip.{prefix}_ExPerfWizBLG.zip

File Version Information
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DescriptionFile Name
File version information from all drivers currently running on machine{prefix}_sym_RunningDrivers.*
File version information from all processes currently running on machine{prefix}_sym_Process.*

Other
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DescriptionFile Name
Process and threads detail via pstat.exe{prefix}_PSTAT.txt
Performance summary of top processes for memory, handles, threads, and kernel memory allocation information{prefix}_ProcessPerfInfo.*
Basic information about hardware virtualization{prefix}_Virtualization.*

Additional Information


A PowerShell script to help automate the collection of performance counter data, with customizable duration, interval and other parameters, from Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 Servers is available at the following URL for ExPerfWiz:
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ExPerfwiz

References

KB 926079 - Frequently asked questions about the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926079


Properties

Article ID: 2416247 - Last Review: September 3, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard
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