Configuring Telegraf To Monitor Windows Servers

Tracy Boggiano continues her series on configuring Telegraf:

The solution for this is fairly simple now that you have setup Part 1 of this series.  You can download the Windows conf file for Telegraf from my presentation.  Below are the important pieces of the file. The main part of the OUTPUT PLUGINS being to place the data in the InfluxDB database. The data will be housed in the same database as our SQL performance metrics. Next, you can collect any Windows Performance Counters you want and group them into a “Measurement”. I’m using the dashboard that is on the Grafana website along with the performance metrics they have set up to be collected.

Click through for Tracy’s setup script to get an idea of which Perfmon counters she’s tracking.

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