Planning Performance Counters

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The Planning performance counters can be used for performance analysis, modeling, and capacity planning.

Number of conferences started

Counter Name

Number of conferences started

Display Name

MEDIA-000- Number of conferences started

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of A/V conferences that have been started.

Usage

This counter indictates how many A/V conferences have started on this server. Ensure that the load is expected and, if necessary, consider adding more servers to distribute the load.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of audio channels started

Counter Name

Number of audio channels started

Display Name

MEDIA-001-Number of audio channels started

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of audio channels that have been started.

Usage

This counter indictates how many audio channels have started on this server. Ensure that the load is expected and consider adding more servers to distribute the load.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of video channels started

Counter Name

Number of video channels started

Display Name

MEDIA-002- Number of video channels started

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of video channels that have been started.

Usage

This counter indictates how many video channels have started on this server. Ensure that the load is expected and consider adding more servers to distribute the load.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of data channels started

Counter Name

Number of data channels started

Display Name

MEDIA-003- Number of data channels started

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of data channels that have been started.

Usage

This counter indictates how many data channels (application sharing) have started on this server. Ensure that the load is expected and consider adding more servers to distribute the load.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of conferences with NORMAL health

Counter Name

Number of conferences with NORMAL health

Display Name

MEDIA-004- Number of conferences with NORMAL health

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of conferences with NORMAL health state.

Usage

This counter should be always equal to the number of conferences started. Ensure that the load is expected, and if necessary, consider adding more servers to distribute the load.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of conferences with OVERLOADED health

Counter Name

Number of conferences with OVERLOADED health

Display Name

MEDIA-005- Number of conferences with OVERLOADED health

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of conferences with OVERLOADED health state. The audio/video quality for these conferences might be degraded.

Usage

The conferences with OVERLOADED health states are not processed quickly enough, causing audio/video quality to be degraded. Check whether conferences have a large number of participants and check the A/V quality of these conferences. Consider limiting the conference size or adding more servers to distribute the load.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of packets dropped in flow control

Counter Name

Number of packets dropped in flow control

Display Name

MEDIA-006- Number of packets dropped in flow control

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of packets dropped by the system.

Usage

The total number of packets dropped in the system is generally due to the system receiving more traffic than it can handle. Check MEDIA-005- Number of conferences with OVERLOADED health. Also check whether the server is experiencing a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of failed end-to-end connectivity checks

Counter Name

Number of failed end-to-end connectivity checks

Display Name

MEDIA-007- Number of failed end-to-end connectivity checks

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number end-to-end connectivity checks that have failed.

Usage

End-to-end connections that have failed connectivity checks is generally due to network or server misconfigurations or to the server receiving more traffic than it can handle. Check network and server configurations. Check MEDIA-005- Number of conferences with OVERLOADED health (system health is Overloaded). Also check whether the server is experiencing a network flood attack.

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled

Number of packet loss events raised on data channel

Counter Name

Number of packet loss events raised on data channel

Display Name

MEDIA-008- Number of packet loss events raised on data channel

Component

Media Stack

Subcategory

Planning

Description

Total number of packet loss events raised on the data channel.

Usage

The total number of packet losses detected in the data channel. This counter should remain zero. If this value is non-zero, there are losses experienced by users in data sessions (application sharing).

Minimum Value

0

Maximum Value

INT_MAX

MOM Enabled

Disabled