An updated version of the Windows Server Management Pack version 6.0.7026.0 has been released and can be found here. This version of the management pack includes a fix to the Processor counter which was not being collected and was causing a lack of the processor counters for the built-in Operating System reports discussed here (and for dashboards which were displaying the processor counter).

The April 2013 update (version 6.0.7026.0) of the Windows Server Operating System Management Pack contains the following changes:

  • Fixed a bug in Microsoft.Windows.Server.2008.Monitoring.mp where the performance information for Processor was not getting collected.
  • Made monitoring of Cluster Shared Volume consistent with monitoring of Logical Disks by adding performance collection rules. (“Cluster Shared Volume – Free space / MB”,”Cluster Shared Volume – Total size / MB”,”Cluster Shared Volume – Free space / %”,”Cluster Disk – Total size / MB”,”Cluster Disk – Free space / MB”,”Cluster Disk – Free space / %”)
  • Fixed bug in Microsoft.Windows.Server.ClusterSharedVolumeMonitoring.mp where the Cluster disks running on Windows Server 2008 (non R2) were not discovered.
  • Fixed bug ‘Cluster Disk Free Space Percent’ and Cluster Disk Free Space MB’ monitors generate alerts with bad descriptions when the volume label of a cluster disk is empty.
  • Added feature to raise event when NTLM requests time out and customers are unable to use mailboxes, outlook stops responding, due to the low default value for Max Concurrent API registry Key  (HLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters) , which is a ceiling for the maximum NTLM or Kerberos PAC password validations a server can take care of at a time. It uses the “Netlogon” performance counter to check for the issue.