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PDH Check

Agent Check Agent Check

Supported OS: Windows

Overview

Get metrics from Windows performance counters in real time to:

  • Visualize and monitor Windows performance counters through the PDH API.

Setup

Installation

The PDH check is included in the Datadog Agent package. No additional installation is needed.

Configuration

  1. Edit the pdh_check.d/conf.yaml file, in the conf.d/ folder at the root of your Agent’s configuration directory to collect Windows performance data. See the sample pdh_check.d/conf.yaml for all available configuration options.

  2. Restart the Agent.

Validation

Run the Agent’s status subcommand and look for pdh_check under the Checks section.

Data Collected

Metrics

See metadata.csv for a list of metrics provided by this integration.

Custom metrics

The PDH check can potentially emit custom metrics, which may impact your billing.

Events

The PDH check does not include any events.

Service Checks

The PDH check does not include any service checks.


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