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Purpose

The page details out the process of  logging memory consumption of a program using Performance Monitor (PerfMon) when the OS is Windows XP.

Details
For CAST AIP versions 7.2, 7.3, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3
StepsProcedure
1Launch Cast-MS but do not launch the analysis yet.
2Start PerfMon by choosing Start >Run and typing "perfmon".
3Open "Performance Logs and Alerts" and click on "Counter Logs".
4Right-click in the details pane and choose "New Log Settings".
5Type a log file name and click OK.
6

Click Add.

  • This will open the "Select Counters" dialog box.
7

Add the following counter:

  • Counter = "Virtual Bytes"
  • Performance Object = "Process"
  • Instance = AnaRun if you are logging Analysis memory consumption, Instance = Postgre if you are logging the CSS memory consumption
8Close the "Select Counters" dialog box.
9Click on the "Log Files" tab.
10Specify a location for the log file and choose "Text File - TSV" as log file type.
12

Click OK.

  • This starts the PerfMon logging.
15Launch the application analysis in CAST Management Studio.
16When the analysis has finished or crashed, go to PerfMon, right-click on the counter log file in the details pane and choose "Stop".
17Attach the generated log file to the call.
For CAST AIP version 7.0


In this description the program is Anaman

  1. Launch Analysis Manager but do not launch the job yet.
  2. Start PerfMon by choosing Start->Run and typing "perfmon".
  3. Open "Performance Logs and Alerts" and click on "Counter Logs".
  4. Right-click in the details pane and choose "New Log Settings".
  5. Type a log file name and click OK.
  6. Click Add. This will open the "Select Counters" dialog box.
  7. Add the following counter:
  8. Performance Object = "Process"
  9. Counter = "Virtual Bytes"
  10. Instance = <choose the Windows process that you are interested in>
  11. Close the "Select Counters" dialog box.
  12. Click on the "Log Files" tab.
  13. Specify a location for the log file and choose "Text File - TSV" as log file type.
  14. Click OK. This starts the PerfMon logging.
  15. Launch the job in Analysis Manager.
  16. When the analysis has finished or crashed, go to PerfMon, right-click on the counter log file in the details pane and choose "Stop".
  17. Attach the generated log file to the call.
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