Sunday, 29 January 2012

How to monitor WCF Service up time using Performance Counters?

I was asked to monitor how long WCF service is up using Performance Counters. There is no WCF specific counter that displays this. Actually it depends on the hosting of your WCF service.

- If the service is hosted in IIS, use "Service Uptime" performance counter under "Web Service Category"
- If the service is hosted in Console application or Windows Service, you can use "Elapsed Time" in "Process" category

Thanks to Josef Pfleger for answering my question
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