Tools for Monitoring Performance Counters and Events

This topic lists some of the tools that you can use to monitor Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server.

Windows Performance Monitor

Performance Monitor is available on Windows operating systems. You can use Performance Monitor to collect and view performance data from performance counters and trace events in real-time or from a log file. For more information Windows Performance Monitor.

Windows Event Viewer

Windows Event Viewer is available on Windows operating systems. You can use Event Viewer to collect and view Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server events that are logged in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server channel logs in the Applications and Services Logs and Windows Application event log of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server computer. For more information, see Monitoring Dynamics NAV Server Events Using Event Viewer.

Logman

Logman (logman.exe) is a tool that comes with the Windows Operating System. You can use it to create and manage event trace session and performance logs from the command prompt. For more detailed information about logman, see Logman.

Windows PowerShell

You can use the Get-WinEvent cmdlet of Windows PowerShell to view Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server instance events that are recorded in the Windows Event Logs. For more information, see Monitoring Dynamics NAV Server Events with PowerShell.

Microsoft TraceEvent Library

You can also log ETW events using the Microsoft TraceEvent Library, which includes classes for controlling providers and parsing events. For more information and downloading, see Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.TraceEvent

PerfView

PerfView is a performance-analysis tool that focuses on Event Tracing for Windows information. PerfView can help you isolate performance issues that are related to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server. To download and install PerfView, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=313428.

See Also

Monitoring Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Events