Performance Logs and Alerts

Description:
Handles and performance logs and alerts which are configured with Perfmon.exe. The service will stop automatically if there is no performance data to collect.

Note in Win2k3 this service run in the "Network Service" context, and cannot monitor a performance counter running in "Local System" context (Like SMS). One can handle this by changing the "Log On" properties for this service to "Local System Account".

Related Configure performance counters in Win2k/WinXP
Related Performance Monitor Wizard

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Recommended State:
  • Manual.
Default State:
  • Manual.
Process Name:
  • smlogsvc.exe (SysmonLog)
Supports:
  • None
Depends:
  • None

Updated: 23 September 2007

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