Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

This template assesses the status and overall performance of a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 server by monitoring critical errors in the Windows Application Log file.

Prerequisites

WMI access to the target server.

Credentials

Windows Administrator on the target server.

Performance Monitor Counters

Server: Processor Time

This monitor returns the total CPU percentage used by all Worker processes.

Server: User Time

This monitor returns the User CPU percentage used by all Worker processes.

Server: Active Sessions

The monitor returns the number of currently active server sessions

Server: Number of Bytes Received by Server

The monitor returns the number of bytes received by the AOS instance since it started. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Number of Bytes Sent by Server

The monitor returns the number of bytes that the AOS instance has sent since it started. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Number of Client Requests

The monitor returns the number of client-to-server requests since the AOS instance started. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Number of Client Requests per Second

The monitor returns the number of client-to-server requests that the AOS instance processes per second.

Server: Number of Server Requests

The monitor returns the number of server-to-client requests that have been processed since the AOS instance started. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Total Sessions

The monitor returns the total number of active sessions since the AOS instance started. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Total Number of Clears

The monitor returns the total number of times the cache was cleared of all contents. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Total Number of Hits

The monitor returns the total number of times a record was found successfully in the cache. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Total Number of Misses

The monitor returns the total number of times a record was not found in the cache. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Server: Total Number of Remove Oldest

The monitor returns the total number of times the cache was flushed due to size. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Client: Remote Calls #

The monitor returns the number of remote calls made. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Client: AOD Cache Cleanups #

The monitor returns the number of times the AOD cache cleaned up older items. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Client: AOD Cache Count #

The monitor returns the number of AOD items currently cached.

Client: X++ Cache Cleanups #

The monitor returns the number of times the X++ cache cleaned up older items. This component has “Count statistic as difference” enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

Client: X++ Cache Count #

The monitor returns the number of X++ methods currently cached.

Events: Microsoft Dynamics AX Errors

The monitor returns the number of all Error Windows Events from the Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Events: Microsoft Dynamics AX Warnings

The monitor returns the number of all Warning Windows Events from the Microsoft Dynamics AX.

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Last updated: 2/05/2016