This article describes how to set up Active Directory (AD) performance monitoring on your server.
On the Start screen, type Performance Monitor, and then press Enter.
In the console tree, expand Data Collector Sets, right-click User Defined > New,
and then click Data Collector Set. The Create New Data Collector Set wizard appears.
In Create New Data Collector Set, for Name, type a name for the new data collector set (such as
AD FS performance),
click Create manually (Advanced), and then click Next.
For the type of data to include, verify that Create data logs is selected, and then click the checkboxes for the following
data types: Performance counter, Event trace data, and System configuration information.
For performance counters, expand AD FS in the Available counters list, and then click Add. The AD FS performance
counters should appear in the Added counters list.
To add event trace providers, click Add > AD FS Eventing > AD FS Tracing from the list of providers. When you are
prompted to add registry keys to the monitor, click Next.
When you are prompted to specify the location to save the performance data, you can accept the default location,
%systemdrive%\PerfLogs\Admin\<data_collector_set>and click Next.
When you are prompted to create the data collector set, select Save and close and then Finish. The new data collector
set appears in the console tree under the User Defined node.
Use the following steps to work with the AD FS performance counters:
a. To begin performance monitoring by using AD FS-related counters, right-click the data collector set that you added
AD FS performance) and click Start.
b. To create a report to view the performance monitoring results, right-click the data collector set that you added
AD FS performance) and click Latest Report.
c. To end a capture of performance data so that you can view the latest report, right-click the data collector set that you added
AD FS performance) and click Stop.
The latest report is added and numbered automatically (starting at 000001) under the Report\User Defined<data_collector_set> node
in the console tree.
Updated 24 days ago