LOG Parser – IIS LOGS Analysis


In this post I will show some examples how to collect information from IIS Logfiles. For this porpuse I will use LogParser version 2.2.

You can download here – http://www.iis.net/community/default.aspx?tabid=34&g=6&i=1976 and read more about it here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb878032.aspx

From command prompt run LogParser.exe /? for Help menu. Read more of this post

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Test Disk IO performance


To execute this process I will use Iometer tool. You read more about here, http://www.iometer.org and download here http://www.iometer.org/doc/downloads.html

To configure the application I’ve made some options, check this images. Read more of this post

How to use the SQLIO Simulate utility Stress Test.


I’ve to bring up an SQL Instance to production, and before install all the components I decided to verify the behaviour of the server with a stress tool for IO. Choose the tool SQLIOsim to simulate this charge test. You can read How to use the SQLIOSim utility here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231619/en-us,¬† and the tool can be downloaded using this link download.microsoft.com/download/6/5/2/65286f65-bff2-42b8-b0c9-87f117855069/sqliosimX64.exe.

After download and unzip it to an folder run the tool. Read more of this post

View TCP connections used by process


To achieve our goal we will use TCPVIEW and TCPVCON from Sysinternals Suite.

You can download and read more about it here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897437

Type C:\tcpvcon -a -c firefox from comannd prompt Read more of this post

Which dll’s certain process use


Some times during a troubleshooting analysis we need to know what is in use at that current moment, and what is the version of the dll in use.

From SysInternals Suite we will use pslist and listdlls tools, to get this information.

Run from command prompt pslist.exe tool Read more of this post

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