Error SequeLink 6.0 Performance DLL 8

Document ID : KB000103243
Last Modified Date : 09/08/2018
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DataDirect SequelLink error "Error SequeLink 6.0 Performance DLL 8" is logged in the Windows Application log after upgrading to CA Data Protection 15.2

For example: 
- System 
- Provider 
[ Name] SequeLink 6.0 Performance DLL 
- EventID 8 
[ Qualifiers] 49152 
Level 2 
Task 0 
Keywords 0x80000000000000 
- TimeCreated 
[ SystemTime] 2018-04-28T19:20:05.000000000Z 
EventRecordID 977219272 
Channel Application 
CA Data Protection 15.2
The error is benign.
This is a benign error but it can be removed by disabling the collection of performance metrics from Sequelink services, using the steps below. 

1. Launch a Windows command window (as administrator).
2. Run the following command from the command prompt: 

unlodctr "SequeLink 6.0 Services" 

This will look like this. 

c:\> unlodctr "SequeLink 6.0 Services" 
Counters for SequeLink 6.0 Services have not been installed yet 


The returned message may vary for each customer setup. 

If the problem still persists, then proceed to remove the following registry keys/subkeys: 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SequeLink 6.0\Services\Performance 

Then restart of sequelink services by rebooting of the system.
Additional Information:
DataDirect SequeLink is a 3rd party application used by Data Protection to connect to the backend database.