Get metrics from Windows performance counters in real time to:
- Visualize and monitor Windows performance counters through the PDH API.
The PDH check is included in the Datadog Agent package. No additional installation is needed.
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.
Restart the Agent.
Run the Agent’s status subcommand and look for
pdh_check under the Checks section.
All metrics collected by the PDH check are forwarded to Datadog as custom metrics, which may impact your billing.
The PDH check does not include any events.
The PDH check does not include any service checks.