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: Ok, So what you mean is that I need to export the XML from PAL and...

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.

Why PAL reports is missing graphs

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

latest post: ClintH wrote: PAL matches the counters in the counter log with the threshold file...

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...

Exchange 2013

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

latest post: leon_thomas wrote: Any update on the article for perfmon thresholds for E2K13 like the...

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 ...

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: ClintH wrote: Hi Dan_R, Unfortunately, no one has stepped up to make one. I'm al...

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...

updates

first post: kiquenet wrote: Any updates for vs 2013 - .net 4.5.1 ? Which is the roadmap for PAL ?

latest post: ClintH wrote: I don't have any plans to update it. Is there a need for me to use ...

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...

Data Analyzer Tool

first post: Roozbeh59 wrote: Hello. I just signed in to this discussion board. We are already us...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thanks for the great introduction Thomas. Yes, PAL analyzes Perform...

PAL v2.3.5 error: The variable $b cannot be retrieved

first post: domwalter wrote: Hi, I'm currently running the 'Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008' th...

Calculate IOPS

first post: nicosc wrote: Hi, I collected some measurements using Windows Perfmon on an Exc...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi Joshua, All of what you said has merit, especially on calculate...

PAL output to Powerpoint?

first post: kabaker55 wrote: Hi Clint, Have you ever thought of making an option to output the r...

latest post: ClintH wrote: There has been considerations to break down the report into multipl...

Index operation failed; the array index evaluated to null.

first post: ichoudhury wrote: Index operation failed; the array index evaluated to null. At C:\P...

latest post: ClintH wrote: This tells me that there is a problem with the threshold file itsel...

Method invocation failed because [System.String] doesn't contain a method named 'GetUpperBound'.

first post: bendhill wrote: Hi! Looking to use PAL to analyse some stress test results. Provi...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Does the counter log contain instances of Web Server Current Connec...

Change standard output directory of palwizard

first post: ErikvanAerle wrote: Is there a way to change the File Output standard Output Directory?

latest post: ErikvanAerle wrote: Clint, Using the registry would not be a solution, since this will...

SharePoint - SQL Server Counters

first post: deepakm wrote: Upon comparing counters from Threshold file of PAL vs RAP Tool; no...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi deepakm, Any performance counters can be added to the threshold...

Monitoring integration

first post: jmorisi555 wrote: Do you know if any monitoring packages out there are integrated wi...

latest post: ClintH wrote: There is no SCOM integration with the PAL tool. With that said, a l...

Problem with new version 2.0.5

first post: ggonzalez45 wrote: Windows XP SP3. With version 1.3.6 I could open a lot of reports g...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Thanks RoyMiller. I'll try that.

Recurring error message when generating a report

first post: dimitri_cognet wrote: Hello, I do not understand the following error: TEXT can you h...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I responded to this at http://pal.codeplex.com/workitem/24003.

PAL threding

first post: StaMou wrote: Sind’s a little while I have started using PAL. So far I'm pretty e...

stuck in powershell please help

first post: Slopertje wrote: Hi All,I am trying to create a powershell script that walks through...

latest post: RoyMiller wrote: Slopertje, which arguments did you miss? I ask because all the par...

.NET CLR Memory(*) Process ID not in results

first post: ErikvanAerle wrote: After setting the registry key in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Curre...

Deploying PAL remotely to local desktops

first post: schinjo wrote: I was wondering if there was an easy way to deploy PAL remotely to...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Yeah, kudos to you Josh for the VMWare template. It is a great add...

Error Message

first post: jeelanikcp wrote: I am using PAL to analyze a simple sample workload. However, I rec...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Okay, I'm willing to help when I can, so keep me posted. I'm in th...

Print Server Performance Template

first post: clintca wrote: How difficult would it be to have a performance template for Print...

latest post: ClintH wrote: As long as the counters exist, then it should be easy. I'm not a p...

Getting an error while running the tool

first post: MeherM wrote: Hi, I ran the tool and provided the performance log.blg which I no...

latest post: MeherM wrote: Hi Clint, Here is the error message from the PAL.log file. I ...

Project Server 2010 and 2013 Treshold files?

first post: Villev wrote: Hello, in PAL there's a Project Server 2007 Treshold file. I wou...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Ah, sorry to hear that. There isn't much I can do other than to en...

update pal

first post: karabela wrote: i have the problem that when i have an installation of Pal on my c...

latest post: ClintH wrote: I have the installer set to remove previous versions during instal...

PAL report showing the stopped host instance queue length counters

first post: akarup_78 wrote: We are having 2 BizTalk servers A and B which is part of the same ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi akarup_78, Each of the BizTalk servers are getting the counter ...

Export to template file (XML) and import to Windows 2003 Perfmon. Different types of templates. Counter does not exist.

first post: fx_55 wrote: Hello to all. I've been trying to import template settings from PA...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi fx_55, When you export the threshold file to Perfmon, change th...

Error PAL 2.3.2 x86 Windows 7 x86 SP1 RUS (Exception calling "Substring" with "2" argument(s))

first post: fx_55 wrote: I have an error running PAL 2.3.2. ========================== C:\P...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi fx_55, Well, it is certainly possible to run PAL in a non-Engli...

Disabling certain reports

first post: gcormier wrote: I'd like to change a few things in my reports. They're run automat...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Hi gcormier, You can easily change these settings. In the PAL Wiza...

Drawing conclusion from PAL Reports

first post: amour2k4 wrote: Hi Cliff and CodePlex community, We have some customers experienc...

latest post: ClintH wrote: The SQLServer.xml threshold file has a threshold of 300 (5 minutes...

Error when running PAL 2.3.2

first post: animisiewaz wrote: When I am starting PAL I get error like this: "System.MissingFie...

latest post: animisiewaz wrote: Hi ClintH ! I fixed it. It was my fault :-) I installed(upgraded) ...

Install Issue - Message

first post: shreyasnaik wrote: I get the message below when trying to install PAL on Windows7? --...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Most likely you are on a 32-bit version of Windows 7. The default ...

does pal 2.3.2 work with Sql server 2000 logs?

first post: george_panainte wrote: hello, i would like to use pal 2.3.2 to analyze performance idic...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Yes, you can use the SQL Server 2005/2008 threshold file for SQL S...

how to merging multiple CSV or BLG log files to one single file

first post: mohsenmfp wrote: hello i gathered some information about to how to merging ....i fo...

latest post: ClintH wrote: The command you used with Relog.exe is correct with merging log fi...

analysis progress is consuming the time and CPU resources

first post: mohsenmfp wrote: hi i executed pal program and all missions have been successfully ...

latest post: ClintH wrote: Correct. I left the text generic like that "a threshold" because t...