Bijgewerkt: september 2007

Van toepassing op: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista

The typeperf command writes performance data to the command window or to a log file. To stop typeperf, press CTRL+C.

For examples of how to use typeperf, see Examples.


typeperf <counter [counter ...]> [options]
typeperf -cf <filename> [options]
typeperf -q [object] [options]
typeperf -qx [object] [options]



Parameter Description

<counter [counter […]]>

Specifies performance counters to monitor.

<counter> is the full name of a performance counter in \\Computer\Object(Instance)\Counter format, such as \\Server1\Processor(0)\% User Time.



Option Description


Displays context-sensitive help.


Specifies the output file format. The default is CSV.

-cf <filename>

Specifies a file containing a list of performance counters to monitor, with one counter per line.

-si <[[hh:]mm:]ss>

Specifies the sample interval. The default is one second.

-o <filename>

Specifies the path for the output file, or the SQL database. The default is STDOUT (written to the command window).

-q [object]

Display a list of installed counters (no instances). To list counters for one object, include the object name. ***EXAMPLE

-qx [object]

Display a list of installed counters with instances. To list counters for one object, include the object name.

-sc <samples>

Specifies the number of samples to collect. The default is to collect data until CTRL+C is pressed.

-config <filename>

Specifies a settings file containing command options.

-s <computer_name>

Specifies a remote computer to monitor if no computer is specified in the counter path.


Answer yes to all questions without prompting.


  • The following example writes the values for the local computer's performance counter \\Processor(_Total)\% Processor Time to the command window at a default sample interval of 1 second until CTRL+C is pressed.

    typeperf "\Processor)_Total)\% Processor Time"
  • The following example writes the values for the list of counters in the file counters.txt to the tab-delimited file domain2.tsv at a sample interval of 5 seconds until 50 samples have been collected.

    typeperf -cf counters.txt -si 5 -sc 50 -f TSV -o domain2.tsv
  • The following example queries installed counters with instances for the counter object PhysicalDisk and writes the resulting list to the file counters.txt.

    typeperf -qx PhysicalDisk -o counters.txt