Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) Statistic

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    Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) Statistic

    This template assesses the status and overall performance of a Microsoft WINS server by retrieving statistics from performance counters.

    Prerequisites: WMI access to the target server.

    Credentials: Windows Administrator on the target server.

    Monitored Components

    Failed Queries/sec

    This component returns the total number of failed queries per second. This counter should be as low as possible.

    Failed Releases/sec

    This component returns the total number of failed releases per second. This counter should be as low as possible.

    Group Conflicts/sec

    This component returns the rate at which group registration received by the server resulted in conflicts with records in the database.

    Group Registrations/sec

    This component returns the rate at which group registration are received by the server.

    Group Renewals/sec

    This component returns the rate at which group renewals are received by the server.

    Queries/sec

    This component returns the rate at which queries are received by the server.

    Releases/sec

    This component returns the rate at which releases are received by the server.

    Successful Queries/sec

    This component returns the total number of successful queries per second.

    Successful Releases/sec

    This component returns the total number of successful releases per second.

    Total Number of Conflicts/sec

    This component returns the sum of the Unique and Group conflicts per second. This is the total rate at which conflicts were seen by the server.

    Total Number of Registrations/sec

    This component returns the sum of the Unique and Group registrations per second. This is the total rate at which registration are received by the server.

    Total Number of Renewals/sec

    This component returns the sum of the Unique and Group renewals per second. This is the total rate at which renewals are received by the server.

    Unique Conflicts/sec

    This component returns the rate at which unique registrations/renewals received by the server resulted in conflicts with records in the database. This counter should be as low as possible.

    Unique Registrations/sec

    This component returns the rate at which unique registration are received by the server.

    Unique Renewals/sec

    This component returns the rate at which unique renewals are received by the server.

    Service: WINS

    This component returns the CPU and memory usage of Microsoft WINS service. This service manages the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), which translates NetBIOS computer names to IP addresses.

    WINS Replication TCP Port

    This component monitor tests the ability of a WINS Replication service to accept incoming sessions.

    Note: By default, TCP port 42 is monitored.

     

    Portions of this document were originally created by and are excerpted from the following sources:

    Microsoft Corporation, “Technet Library,” Copyright © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. 
    All rights reserved. Available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727015.aspx.