View Reliability Monitor on a Remote Computer
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista
You can view Reliability Monitor data on a remote computer using Microsoft Management Console (MMC) if you have sufficient credentials on the remote computer and if the Remote Registry Service is enabled and running on the computer you want to access.
Enable the Remote Registry Service
Open Reliability Monitor on a remote computer
The location of Reliability Monitor data files is stored in the registry. Without remote registry access, Reliability Monitor cannot open data on the remote computer.
Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure.
To enable the Remote Registry Service
On the computer where you want to access Reliability Monitor data, click Start, click in the Start Search box, type services.msc, and then press ENTER.
In the list, right-click Remote Registry, and then click Start on the context menu.
- You must be a member of the local Administrators group, or equivalent, to complete this procedure.
To open Reliability Monitor on a remote computer
Click Start, click in the Start Search box, type perfmon, and then press ENTER.
In the navigation pane, right-click Reliability and Performance, and then click Connect to another computer.
Type the name of the computer that you want to connect to or click Browse to find the computer in the network directory. Then, click OK.
In the navigation pane, expand Reliability and Performance, expand Monitoring Tools, and click Reliability Monitor.
You can only view Reliability Monitor data on a remote computer that is running the RACAgent scheduled task, as described in Enable Data Collection for Reliability Monitor.
- You must be a member of the local Users group on the remote computer to complete this procedure.