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Performance Counter Data Collector creates new logs before they reach the maximum size configured in the Data Collector Set
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When configuring a Performance Monitor Data Collector using the default template and a max file size for sequential file logging the BLG (perfmon log) files are truncated prematurely resulting in many small files rather than BLG files of the intended and configured maximum size for the data collector set.
This is caused by both the Kernel ETL Log and the Performance log using the same segmentation event. When the Kernel log reaches its defined maximum size, the Perfmon log will also be truncated.
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