logman import and logman export

logman import and logman export

Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Imports a Data Collector Set from an XML file, or exports a Data Collector Set to an XML file.


logman import <[-n] <name> <-xml <name> [options]
logman export <[-n] <name> <-xml <name> [options]


Parameter Description
-s <computer name> Perform the command on the specified remote computer.
-config <value> Specifies the settings file containing command options.
[-n] <name> Name of the target object.
-xml <name> Name of the XML file to import or export.
-ets Sends commands to Event Trace Sessions directly without saving or scheduling.
-[-]u <user [password]> Specifies the user to Run As. Entering an * for the password produces a prompt for the password. The password is not displayed when you type it at the password prompt.
-y Answers yes to all questions without prompting.
/? Displays context-sensitive help.


To import the XML file c:\windows\perf_log.xml from the computer server_1 as a data collector set called perf_log, type:

logman import perf_log -s server_1 -xml c:\windows\perf_log.xml

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