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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Monitoring

There are a variety of built-in tools that we can use to ensure our VDI deployments are working properly. Firstly, any errors in our VDI deployment will show up in the Server Manager dashboard view, and the section for our RDS roles will turn red and direct us to the problem. We can then enable a couple of other features to give us more information about the performance and smooth running of our deployments. We can turn on performance counters for our role servers and hosts by right-clicking on each server and selecting Start performance counters. This is particularly useful for keeping an eye on the session and virtualization hosts. The following screenshot depicts performance counters:

Performance counters for a Virtualization Host ...

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