FIX: Counters for job objects created by SQL Server Trusted Launchpad are not visible in Windows Performance Monitor

Symptoms
The following issue occurs when you use SQL Server R Services in SQL Server 2016:

  • Windows Performance Monitor may not show the counters for the job objects that are created by SQL Server Trusted Launchpad service. Therefore, you cannot use Windows Performance Monitor to get the statistics of these job objects.

Note Launchpad service creates and uses job objects to govern resources for external process. These job objects are named as <SQL INSTANCE NAME>_External_Resource_Pool_<Timestamp>.

Cause
This issue occurs because Windows Performance Monitor doesn't have the permission to view the job objects that are created by Launchpad service account.
Resolution
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server: Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server
Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:
Workaround
To work around this issue, use Logman utility to view the counters for job objects created by Launchapad service.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
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Article ID: 3174396 - Last Review: 07/26/2016 00:04:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard

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