Collecting and Analyzing Performance Monitor Data
The Performance Monitor utility enables administrators to collect data and view it in real time, or to collect data over a period and report on that data when collection has been stopped. For collecting a performance baseline, the latter approach is more appropriate. This feature, called Data Collection Sets, allows a number of counters and various other settings to be combined into a single collection activity. To create a data collector set for Lync Server 2013, perform the following steps:
1. Open the Performance Monitor utility, located in the Administrative Tools on a Windows Server.
2. Expand Data Collector Sets and select User Defined. Right-click and choose New, and then Data Collector ...