How to disable Performance counter collection to improve performance in Symantec Mail Security 6.5
|Article:TECH122827|||||Created: 2010-01-29|||||Updated: 2012-01-25|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH122827|
Symantec Mail Security performance counters collection is enabled by default. The performance counters data is not typically utilized by the administrators. However, the additional CPU processing can generate high I/O activity. Symantec Mail Security 6.5 incorporates a provision to switch off the performance counter data collection via a registry entry.
High I/O activity
Data collection of performance counter data can contribute to higher I/O activity
Performance counter collection is configurable through the following registry key:
Setting this key to 1 will stop updating perfmon counters.
By Default all mail counters will be automatically be updated.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH122827