Microsoft IIS web server monitor

The Microsoft IIS monitor shows the measurements and server properties that can be monitored on the Microsoft IIS web server during the test run.

Set up the Microsoft IIS monitor

This task describes how to configure the Microsoft IIS monitor.

  1. Prerequisite

    If your monitor accesses a server outside of your internal network, you may need to set up a web proxy to collect data from it. For details, see Prerequisites.

  2. From the LoadRunner Enterprise navigation toolbar, click and select Monitors (under Assets).

  3. In the test resource tree, select an existing monitor profile, or click New Monitor Profile and create a new monitor profile.

  4. In the Monitor Profile page, click Add Monitor and select MS IIS.

  5. In the MS IIS page, enter the server details:

    UI Elements

    Description

    Server

    The name or IP address of the server whose resources you want to monitor.

    User Name

    The monitored server's user name, if relevant.

    Password

    The monitored server's password, if relevant.

  6. Click Get Counters to display a list of available metrics and counters, and select the relevant measurements that you want to monitor.

    The following table describes the measurements and server properties that can be monitored on the Microsoft IIS web server during the test run:

    Object

    Measurement

    Description

    Web Service

    Bytes Sent/sec

    The rate at which the data bytes are sent by the Web service.

    Web Service

    Bytes Received/sec

    The rate at which the data bytes are received by the Web service.

    Web Service

    Get Requests/sec

    The rate at which HTTP requests using the GET method are made. Get requests are generally used for basic file retrievals or image maps, though they can be used with forms.

    Web Service

    Post Requests/sec

    The rate at which HTTP requests using the POST method are made. Post requests are generally used for forms or gateway requests.

    Web Service

    Maximum Connections

    The maximum number of simultaneous connections established with the Web service.

    Web Service

    Current Connections

    The current number of connections established with the Web service.

    Web Service

    Current NonAnonymous Users

    The number of users that currently have a non-anonymous connection using the Web service.

    Web Service

    Not Found Errors/sec

    The rate of errors due to requests that could not be satisfied by the server because the requested document could not be found. These are generally reported to the client as an HTTP 404 error code.

    Process

    Private Bytes

    The current number of bytes that the process has allocated that cannot be shared with other processes.

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Notes and limitations

If you encounter a "Failed to retrieve measurements" error when trying to get monitor counters or run a test, see Monitors.

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