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Worker Process Requests and Threads

This resource contains monitors specific to worker process requests and threads for the current application pool. The icons of the listed performance counters in the Statistic Name column will change color to reflect the listed counter's current state. Clicking any performance counter in the Statistic Name column will take you to the Performance Counter Details page for that performance counter.

If the value of a listed performance counter approaches or crosses the Warning threshold, a yellow band will appear for the listed counter allowing plotted values that cross the threshold to easily be visualized against the yellow band. If the value of a listed performance counter approaches or crosses the Critical threshold, a red band will appear for the listed counter allowing plotted values that cross the threshold to easily be visualized against the red band. Hovering over any time period within the chart will display detailed information about that time period in the tooltip. Hovering over a counter will give you detailed information about that performance counter.

Counter Expert Knowledge

Active Requests

Description:
Current number of requests being processed by the worker process.

Requests/sec

Description:
HTTP requests/sec being processed by the worker process.

Active Thread Count

Description:
Number of threads actively processing requests in the worker process.

Zooming

You can have the chart show a predetermined time period of data by clicking on any one of the three Zoom buttons in the head of the Zoom column. Alternatively, you can have the chart show a specific date range by dragging the mouse over an area of the chart. The time and date displayed at the top of the resource shows the amount of data currently loaded into the chart. This can be changed by clicking Edit from within the resource.

The Value from Last Poll column shows the most recent data available for the listed statistic.