Errors in the application event log stating that the performance counters for a given management agent were unable to load.

Event ID:      6313

Task Category: Server

Level:         Error

Keywords:      Classic

User:          N/A

Computer:      FIMSync


The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for management agent "Active Directory MA".

Performance counters will not be available for this management agent.


Option 1. Perform a change mode install.

Option 2. Running the following commands from an elevated command prompt, he was able to reload the performance counters for the MA in question:

  1. Delete registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FIMSynchronizationService\Performance]
  2. Recreate the 'Performance' registry key.
  3. unlodctr.exe FIMSynchronizationService
  4. lodctr.exe "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager\2010\Synchronization Service\Bin\mmsperf.ini"

This executable is installed on all servers and is used to unload and re-load performance counters.


Joe Zamora :