Maximum Async Operations Troughput per Server

first post: BigIan1969 wrote: Hi Gang I'm having an issue with one of the questions PAL is aski...

latest post: BigIan wrote: Quiet in here aint it

Duplicate Analysis IDs in SystemOverview.xml and QuickSystemOverview.xml

first post: kwomba wrote: Hi, The question is: Is it deliberate that the Analysis IDs in ...

latest post: kwomba wrote: __Sorry, my fault, above is not true.__ I had another definition (...

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if you get an error when not using EN-US locale

first post: romulf wrote: hello i've just donwload the last version of PAL and i get an erro...

latest post: Damorese wrote: Hello, I have more one question: my server is running Windows Serve...

PAL stuck at caclulating counter statistics

first post: GSDragoon wrote: PAL is getting stuck for me every time I try to use it. The process...

latest post: ghotz wrote: Good to know, in my case I don't have dynaTrace so it must be somet...

answered by: GSDragoon wrote: I Figured it out. It was the dynaTrace 6.2 .NET agent that was caus...

ERROR Your locale is not English

first post: sarapinho wrote: Hi, To run (PAL) tool analysis wizard. The error occurs regarding...

Regardless of selected interval, it is always 10 - 15minute.

first post: dafife wrote: Greetings, When running PAL, regardless of the interval I select,...

Variable not set

first post: wgalanis wrote: Running PAL on a W7 32-bit (Yeah, I know but company does not issue...

Phisical disk counters from Window 2012

first post: danivu wrote: Hi, I have problem with generating graph from physical disk count...

latest post: danivu wrote: Hi, when i use PAL version 2.7.1 works fine on same .blg file. Rep...

PAL 2.7.6 question

first post: kaplan71 wrote: Hello -- I ran Performance Monitor on our system for one hour las...

Analysis fails when reading a SQL Server 2008 performance monitor blg file

first post: kaplan71 wrote: Hello -- I generated a blg file on our SQL Server 2008 R2 server ...

Sticking at 'Quantized index (one time only)...Done!'

first post: ChrisTilley wrote: I'm on a windows 10 tech preview and both PAL 2.7.3 and 2.7.4 seem ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thanks for reporting this. I haven't done any testing on Windows 10...

Why PAL reports is missing graphs

first post: kennyi wrote: I have more than 20 counters in Perfmon data collection set. Howe...

latest post: SomeGuyNamedJason wrote: Clint, The selection of "All counter stats" does not seem to be pi...

Exchange 2013

first post: gbarr wrote: Hey there PAL forum. I'm looking to see if anyone has created or s...

latest post: nickparlow wrote: it's in the latest release - not my work... Adrian Moore is the man...

Method invocation failed ....

first post: SomeGuyNamedJason wrote: When attempting to run PAL from powershell (as adminstrator): (subs...

SQL Server 2008R2 “(Total Latch Wait Time) / (Latch Waits/ Sec) < 10"

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Report a errors

first post: TipTop wrote: Windows 2008R2 SP1. When I try to generate a report I receive this ...

latest post: JohnPiepers wrote: Same thing happened again with 2.7.2 and running under an English l...

PAL pre-requisites

first post: NoskcaJ wrote: Apologies if this question is redundant but I have the .Net Framewo...

SQL Server 2014 Template?

first post: garou4490 wrote: I am currently using the SQL Server 2012 template, and am curious i...

Problem with time thresholds using v2.7.1

first post: blautens wrote: It would seem that if I use any time threshold, the reports are bla...

Pal v2.7.1 does not work.

first post: IlyaBukhny wrote: I installed version 2.7.1 instead of 2.5 but after the beginning of...

latest post: Haif wrote: This can be because Group Policies were applied and because PAL.ps1...

PAL 2.7.1 works great for me - using 2012 Hyper-V and AD templates

first post: blautens wrote: Were one to read the discussions, they might get discouraged, so I ...

Unhandled Exception

first post: dbm1mjb wrote: Just installed 2.7.1. Get the following error when trying to Add a ...

PhysicalMemory Value for Analysis

first post: VARunner wrote: When I am processing a counter file with the PAL Wizard, one of the...

latest post: Kadang wrote: Hello You should enter the value of the configured RAM for the VM ...

PAL Threshold File for VMware vSphere

first post: renebos wrote: Hi there everyone, I just wrote an article about using PAL for VM...

latest post: Kadang wrote: Hi René Thanks for the link - that's actually pretty nifty done! ...

Error on PAL report

first post: kavithaperumal wrote: WARNING: Please post errors or problems with this tool to the PAL w...

PAL update path.

first post: knyazev wrote: Hi, I work for one big international company and we use you perfec...

Can PAL run on windows server 2012 R2 core?

first post: eislon wrote: I wonder if the pal process is able to run on a Windows Server 2012...

WCF and AppFabric template

first post: eliassal wrote: I am collecting data from a server where I am monitoring AppFabric ...

Template Problems: The "Quick System Overview" and the "System Overview" templates got switched.

first post: JeHarris wrote: Looks like the "Quick System Overview" and the "System Overview" te...

ASP.Net v4 Threshhold files

first post: Dan_R wrote: We have a mix of .Net2 and .Net4 apps on a server and are trying to...

latest post: dmossberg wrote: I think you could use the exact same values as for .NET 2.0. The co...

Memory demande on VM dynamic memory

first post: JoPal wrote: Hi I'm looking for to find the "memory demand" of a VM on a Hyper...

latest post: JoPal wrote: Hi Finally with a colleague we find what we are looking for. We ...

Can I Configure Defaults?

first post: eblingus wrote: I run PAL using the GUI. Is there a way to configure the program d...

Can I use PAL 2.4 to analyze Windows 2000 perfmon logs?

first post: DarthMaul40 wrote: Hello, As in title, can I use PAL 2.4 to analyze Windows 2000 perf...

Error - At least one of the input binary files contain fewer than two data samples

first post: motoki1 wrote: Hey folks, Thanks in advance for a potentially silly question. ...

SQLServer2012.xml does not load in Performance Monitor

first post: Waspee wrote: Hi, When loading other xml files into Performance monitor (System...

latest post: Waspee wrote: Great, you were absolutely right. Thank you..... I thought leaving...

Save Image with 2 Arguments error :( Please help

first post: shasid00 wrote: my settings are the following : Powershell ".\PAL.ps1" -Log 'C:\...

Wow such a cool tool :), Quick Questions, Yes im a noob

first post: shasid00 wrote: Delete thread :)

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PAL template for MS SSAS

first post: tarnould wrote: hey,i'm looking for a template to use in PAL for SSAS.Anybody ?Than...

latest post: cmasti wrote: Hello Clint--Since SQL Nexus has the logic built-in for analyzing A...

side by side viewing

first post: dcthedba wrote: I really like the PAL tool. Now that I have a number of servers wi...

PAL template for SSAS 2008R2

first post: popstart04 wrote: HI , I was wondering if somebody has PAL template for SSAS that wou...

latest post: cmasti wrote: Hello Clint, First, thanks a million for your great work with the P...

thread file Exchange2007-MBX-TechNet.xml

first post: ahashesh wrote: Hello , I am trying to parse log from exchange 2007 but I am gett...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Oh, sorry, it should be http://aka.ms/clinth.

Retreive Logs from SQL Server

first post: AlenTZ wrote: Hi, Is it possible in any way to specify connection string and lo...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I've considered adding support for counter log written to SQL Serve...

Automating PAL report generation

first post: VJ1980 wrote: Hi Clinth,First of all Hats of to this wornderful tool,I am in the ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: No, sorry. The batch file is hard coded to go to your %temp% direct...

PAL V2.4 on Windows Server 2003

first post: gavint wrote: Hi, Has PAL been confirmed to run properly on Windows Server 2003...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I don't know the cause to this. PAL 2.0 and later have *not* been t...

PAL v2.4 / v2.5 bug with MS Charts SaveImage? - Help!

first post: Zuldan wrote: Hi Clint, we have PAL v2.4 installed on 12 SQL servers (ranging fro...

latest post: ClintH wrote: The SaveImage function most often fails when the output directory i...

How to Include all counters in report?

first post: gavint wrote: Hi, I have been using the template 'Microsoft SQL server 2008 /R2...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Processor Queue Length is used in some of the existing analyses, so...

Dynamics CRM 2013 threshold files

first post: STDorrekens wrote: Hi Everyone, I did a first draft of threshold files for Dynamics C...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thanks! :-)

Raid5Drives parameter

first post: sfslug wrote: Hi, I'm trying to determine how PAL is using the parameters for R...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thanks, Jon. Well... I can send you an older threshold file with t...

PAL - Scheduled Task / Autorun of HTML Report

first post: cschaferut wrote: Thank you for the awesome project!!! I am running the PAL analysi...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Zuldan nailed it. Thanks, Zuldan. The DisplayReport parameter is on...

Report generation not completing when multi-thread used

first post: Zuldan wrote: Hi Clint, thank you for a wonderful utility. We now have it running...

New PAL results for SharePoint 2013

first post: lmsg wrote: hi people, did you Schedule to create new analysers for the Offic...

latest post: ClintH wrote: None that I know of. Anyone is welcome to create a threshold file. ...

SCCM Treshold file

first post: queijo wrote: Hi, I'm searching for a sccm treshold file. Does everyone knows if...

latest post: ClintH wrote: None that I know of. I'm open to anyone making one. Please read my ...

It rocks

first post: digitalox wrote: Great program, thank you.

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thanks. Feedback like this means a lot to me.

Error message

first post: lostbygps wrote: Processing an Exchange 2007 Hub/CAS/Mailbox using the performance ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Please try PAL 2.5 just released last night. If the problem persist...

Scheduling PAL to be Triggered from a Completed Perfmon Data Collector

first post: lrarbin wrote: Hello, I'm a bit new to both Perfmon & PAL. But I want to trigger ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Creating scheduled tasks from Perfmon alerts can be difficult and t...

SQL Server Threshold files not work : SQLServer:Memory Manager Target Server Memory(KB)

first post: hiddencode wrote: Hi, Found the captioned threshold is not work and cannot generat...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Its failing for me as well. I'll debug this. Thanks for reporting it.

report creation

first post: WayneTurner555 wrote: HI I can never seem to get any of my reports to complete, I always ...

latest post: WayneTurner555 wrote: Works fine on server 2008 r 2 issues on 8.1 and 7 though. Co...

Boot Loader Partition showing on PAL reports

first post: Cyberfreak503 wrote: I noticed that the boot loader partition is being flagged with a re...

latest post: ClintH wrote: It is. I just added the exclusion to v2.4.1 which will be released ...

Step by step guide to create threshold file

first post: guillermotaylor wrote: Hello all. Is there an step by step guide that explains how to cre...

latest post: mrtimberme wrote: Hi All, Is the Dynamics CRM 2011 threshold file already available?...

SharePoint 2013

first post: mwenn1 wrote: Are there plans for a SharePoint 2013 template?

latest post: tradmancp wrote: A rough overview can be found at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us...

Determining handle leaks from a .BLG?

first post: heyheyash wrote: Hey guys, I've only recently begun to get my feet wet with perform...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Agreed, Crexin. Mr Rhee is quite the expert on these things. In re...

high values for system - context switches\sec

first post: jwf1776 wrote: i got a windows 2012 essentials server where the user is complainin...

latest post: ClintH wrote: The side effect of high context switching is high privileged mode C...

Lync Server 2010

first post: miltondude1 wrote: Are there any plans on updating PAL for Lync Server 2010?

latest post: SauloCruz wrote: You can find the threshold files for Lync in the following location...

bigger charts?

first post: truman112358 wrote: hello I discovered your blog yesterday and I'm a big FAN of you! ...

latest post: truman112358 wrote: Clint, it works :] thank You very much for making my charts bigger...

Unhandled Exception when opening PAL

first post: ksaeger wrote: I am getting the following unhandled exception when opening PAL - i...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Based on the error, it is just trying to create a new form window. ...

Is there a way to start PAL wizard with same params as last time?

first post: MrSanFranMan wrote: I'm analyzing an issue with a server right now and I am constantly ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: The best way to do this is to reuse the batch files created by the ...

How to determine which website/app pool is "#3" in PAL report?

first post: MrSanFranMan wrote: I'm trying to work with PAL to help diagnose an IIS 7.5 performance...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi MrSanFranMan, The #3 is just a number that Performance Monitor ...

PAL 2.0.7 not showing all counters

first post: gerendfs wrote: Hello,I recently downloaded PAL to generate reports on my perflog c...

latest post: ClintH wrote: HI DM_OT, Sorry for the delay. I looked at the counter log and the...

'Process % Processor Time' is not available in the generated HTML report

first post: Kacharuk wrote: Hi, I'm using PAL on Win7 x64, it works great except that I do no...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi Kacharuk, Sorry for the delay in my response. I've been heads d...

SQL 2012 Counters

first post: scubafrog79 wrote: Any plans to update PAL with SQL 2012 Counters?

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi MaxiPalle, I used those parameters and it processed just fine. ...

Question on Process % Privileged Time in SystemOverview.xml

first post: gmChv wrote: The last Analysis entry in SystemOverview.xml is for "Process % Pri...

latest post: gmChv wrote: Clint, Thanks for your explanation. I now see that the PAL code e...

Installing PAL with .Net Framework 4.5

first post: KennyBryant wrote: Is there any way to install PAL with .Net Framework 4.5? We no long...

latest post: KennyBryant wrote: Awesome! The new pal.ps1 is working for me with .NET Fremaework 4.5...

PAL tool hangs at 100% and never creates HTML file

first post: mattee76 wrote: Hi, I have a number of logs from different exchange 2010 hosts, w...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Using a single thread of execution should help with these, but to b...

Error when running custom threshold file

first post: smitty451 wrote: Hi, Love this tool so far and looks like it will be able to do wha...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Okay, I updated my blog entry with the following: PAL version is i...

Why is PAL analyzing only part of counters in CSV?

first post: ansonwoo wrote: Hi, There are \PRDSMUSWEB04\Processor(_Total)\% Processor Time \P...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Ah, okay. That makes sense. Thanks for the follow up.

Problems while importing Performance Logs of W2k12 and MS SQL 2012 machine

first post: MaxiPalle wrote: While importing a .blg file to PAL 2.4 I receive the following erro...

latest post: MaxiPalle wrote: Hi! Thanks, that did it!

answered by: ansonwoo wrote: you can try convert blg to csv first by using 'relog logfile.blg -f...

Is the .ETL file needed for a report?

first post: locobox wrote: It seems all you need is a .blg perfmon file to create a good repor...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi locobox, The PAL tool is currently designed to only analyze per...

French to English translation

first post: Tof0006 wrote: Hi, I have a problem using PLT. It doesn't want to translate \Disqu...

latest post: Totof006 wrote: OK thanks

VMware View PCoIP Threshold File

first post: joshuatownsend wrote: I found a couple issues with my VMware View PCoIP Threshold File th...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Also, just a reminder that I have a blog entry about how to create ...

PLT: Missing SQL-Counters in german translation

first post: wdeeken wrote: Hey, thanks for the great tool, has been helpful for quite a time...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Yes, thanks, Sven!

typo in xml file for PLT "fr-FR_PFL.xml"

first post: birzzz wrote: The xml file for french (fr-FR_PFL.xml) has an error for "Available...

latest post: svenhau wrote: Thanks guys, this is fixed now. Cheers, Sven

Feature request: Statistical analysis

first post: raytrace wrote: Clint, I hope I am not asking too much but I would like to request ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Ah, thanks for the references. I'll see what I can do.

Blog link on home page

first post: HolisticDeveloper wrote: Consider updating the link to your blog on the PAL project home pag...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Ah, thanks! Updated! :-)

Template not include inherit counter.

first post: hiddencode wrote: Hi, I'm generating template and load into perfmon, but found that...

latest post: ClintH wrote: No, it should be working in that version. Can you record the steps ...

SCOM and PAL counter sets: easy way to set up?

first post: Rashiel wrote: Totally oddball question, but we're expanding our usage of SCOM and...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi Rashiel, Sorry, I'm not familiar with any way to bulk import PA...

Adding a new Template

first post: socketj wrote: This may be trivial and simple, but I am having difficulty creating...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I'm glad you figured it out on your own. Yeah, you have to save the...

'System.OutOfMemoryException'

first post: icefyre wrote: Hi Clint, Have needed to use PAL lately and all of a sudden, on v...

latest post: ClintH wrote: If on 32-bit Windows or Windows Server, then consider running PAL o...

A couple of questions for Clint :-)

first post: kabaker55 wrote: Clint, There are two things out there that don't have counter fil...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi kabaker55, I encourage the vendor companies who own the product ...

Version 2.3.6 only have first 30 interval generated.

first post: hiddencode wrote: Hi, When 2.3.6 I jump right into it, multithread rocks! But I f...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Sorry, yes, there is a known hang problem when using multi-threaded...

Largest Performance Monitor Logfile (.blg) PAL can process?

first post: vthiedek wrote: What is the largest Performance Monitor Logfile that PAL can proces...

latest post: ClintH wrote: There is no limit that I know of for PAL other than the system hard...

Not enough samples in counter log

first post: sharmadipesh123 wrote: Hi, I ran perfmon on 2 systems by selecting various counters like p...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi sharmadipesh123, System Overview inherits from Quick System Ove...

PAL Hangs

first post: binsel wrote: Hi All, First time using PAL. PALWizard.exe seems to be doing noth...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Ah, good catch! Yep, the BLG file format changed between Windows Se...

Error: No data to return. 180 Samples

first post: czofnas001 wrote: Hi Friends, First time using PAL. Great work! This will be very u...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thank you, czofnas001. Long path names are common problems with P...

Monitor process network activity

first post: mande01 wrote: Hello, I'm trying to monitor the network activity of a specific pr...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Network IO is lumped together with disk IO in the form of \Process(...

adding threading parameter as command line option

first post: IlluminatorIsJP wrote: Is there a way to add the number of thread you want to use when run...

latest post: IlluminatorIsJP wrote: Great! Thanks for the work.

will it support more language

first post: sql_chen wrote: it's a greate tool! but it just output report in english, will it ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: You would have to add all of the languages to do that and I've trie...

SQL Replication counter

first post: HenryChiang wrote: Hi everyone We have a SQL server with replication job. Could we...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I have no control on SQL Server counter development. You need to co...

Multi Threaded use of PAL

first post: JohnPiepers wrote: Hello, When I use PAL with more than one thread configured in the ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I uploaded the updated PAL.ps1 and QuickSystemOverview.xml threshol...

counter exclusion

first post: frvallet wrote: Hi, Is it possible to use wildcard in counter exclusion? Example ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi frvallet, No, but I could probably add it easily or you could m...

Calculate average in the threshold

first post: Alex_198X wrote: Hi Guys, I'm having troubles finding any docs regarding threshold c...

latest post: ClintH wrote: PAL divides the counter log into time slices and generates a minimu...