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Old 18-05-2015, 10:16
T.K. T.K. is offline
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Question Discovery of Performance Counter Instances

Hi,

I have tried for days to create a discovery (LLD) for windows performance counters, but I just do not get it working.

I found a Bug-Report where I got some information:


https://support.zabbix.com/browse/ZBXNEXT-2247


There someone wrote:

Quote:
To use the discovery rule, use key 'perf_counter.discovery[<Category>]'.
This will return ' {#INSTANCE}' names which you then use in Discovery Rule Item Prototypes like 'perf_counter[<Category>({#INSTANCE})\CounterName]'

But it seems that everytime I try to use a key like perf_counter.discovery I receive a error on the client like: active check is not supported.

Perhaps I am using the wrong syntax for <CATEGORY> but I can not find any documentation for this, so I tried the Following:

Code:
perf_counter.discovery[\Prozessor]
perf_counter.discovery[\Prozessor(*)]
perf_counter.discovery[\Prozessor(*)\Benutzerzeit (%)]
But nothing seems to work.

I also tried the Test on the console with:

Code:
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[Prozessor]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[Prozessor()]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[\Prozessor]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[\Prozessor(*)]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[„Prozessor“]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[„Prozessor()“]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[„\Prozessor“]
zabbix_agentd.exe -t perf_counter.discovery[„\Prozessor(*)“]
But I only receive:

Code:
perf_counter.discovery[…]    [m|ZBX_NOTSUPPORTED] [Unsupported item key.]



Has anyone a idea what is going wrong?

Or a tip to point me in the right direction?

b.r.
T.K.
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Old 18-05-2015, 16:14
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Searching around I just found this one as dublicate of the Bugreport/Feature-Request:

https://support.zabbix.com/browse/ZBXNEXT-1839

Now I wonder, why this is still not working, because the last update on this is from 2014 Nov 04 14:35.

How do other people monitor their Windows Boxes if Performance Counter are not accessible?

And finally, is there a chance to get this feature in the windows client some day?

b.r.
T.K.
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Old 02-09-2015, 15:19
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Maybe some help for that, i didn't find anything online.
A UserParameter to retreive all instances of a perf counter (could be certainly optimized )

UserParameter=perf_counter.discovery[*],powershell -C "$coma='';write-output '{\"data\":[';typeperf -qx \"$1\" | where {$.StartsWith(\"$1\")} | select $ | % { $_ -replace '.*\(([^\)]+)\).*', '$$1' } | sort | get-unique | % { ($coma + '{\"{#INSTANCE}\":\"' + $_ + '\"}'); $coma=','; }; write-output \"]}\""

Usage in discovery : perf_counter.discovery[\Process]
And in item prototype : perf_counter[\Process({#INSTANCE})\ID Process]
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