How to Export Performance Counter to a File

You can use Export-Counter PowerShell cmdlet to export the performance data. This cmdlet is designed to work with Get-Counter cmdlet. Here is an example:

The below command uses Get-Counter cmdlet to collect the Processor Time data and using Export-Counter, data is exported to a blg file.

  • Get-Counter “\Processor(*)\% Processor Time” | Export-Counter -Path C:\Temp\PerfData.blg

The output is saved in the C:\Temp\PerfData.blg file.

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Nirmal is a MCSEx3, MCITP and was awarded Microsoft MVP award in Directory Services. He is specialized in Directory Services, Microsoft Clustering, Hyper-V, SQL and Exchange and has been involved in Microsoft Technologies since 1994. In his spare time, he offers technical help by writing tips and articles. Nirmal can be reached at [email protected]

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