Event ID 1004 — PLA Data Collection Status

Updated: December 6, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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Performance Logs and Alerts (PLA) provides advanced scheduling and logging of performance data. It is used by Windows Reliaibility and Performance Monitor and by non-Microsoft applications. Performance Logs and Alerts depends on successful collection of performance counter data to carry out its logging and notification functions.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1004
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Diagnosis-PLA
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: PLA_EVENTLOG_DCS_START_FAILED
Message: Data collector set %1 failed to start as %3 with error code %4.

Resolve

Check the reason the Data Collector Set failed to start

If a Data Collector Set failed to start, the error message will include specific details about the reason for the failure.

If a four-digit or five-digit Windows Error Code is included, you can find the explanation of the error code on the Web at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=83027.

Verify

You can use Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor to verify that netowkr performance counters are properly collected and displayed in a Performance Monitor graph. In addition, you can use the typeperf command to get a list of the available counters on the local system.

Membership in the local Administrators group is required to complete these procedures.

View counters in Performance Monitor

To view counters in Performance Monitor:

  1. On the computer where you want to view counters, click Start. In the Start Search text box, type perfmon.exe, and then press ENTER.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Monitoring Tools, and then click Performance Monitor.
  3. Click the Add button to open a list of available performance counters.
  4. In the Add Counters dialog box, you can click Help for more information on adding counters. When you have finished adding counters to the list, click OK.
  5. Verify that the performance counters you selected are displayed in the Performance Monitor graph.

View a list of counters using the typeperf command

To view a list of counters at the command prompt:

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, and click Accessories. Right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator.
  2. At the command prompt, type typeperf -qx and press ENTER.
  3. Verify that the performance counter list contains expected values.

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