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Enterprise Manager Host Monnitoring - AddCounter::PdhMakeCounterPath failed and Agent Unable to Collect Host Performance Data (Doc ID 361068.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - Version: 2008 R2
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 2000Microsoft Windows Server 2003


Agent on Windows 2003 Multi-processor machine.
The agent uploads fine data to oms, but there's no Performance data for the Host target, only information regarding
the status of the Host.

No blackout defined against the Host target in the console.
The following entries are found in the emagent.trc file :

2006-03-09 14:01:04 Thread-5552 ERROR main: AddCounter::PdhMakeCounterPath failed 0
2006-03-09 14:01:04 Thread-5552 ERROR main: Unable to add "Processor Q Length" counter to query
2006-03-09 14:01:04 Thread-5552 ERROR main: System counter add failed


EM 12.1.0.x Cloud Control

The following entries may be present in the emagent_perl.trc: Tue Jun 28 14:53:40 2016: ERROR:  Error in nmupm output : em_error=AddCounter::PdhMakeCounterPath failed 0
em_error= Unable to add "System Up Time" counter to query


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