Starting EMS data collection

EMS data collection is enabled by default and is scheduled to run every seven days from the installation date. If you have disabled it, you can start EMS data collection again by using the Enable-SmDataCollectionEMS cmdlet.

Before you begin

The Data ONTAP event generate-autosupport-log permission has been granted to the storage virtual machine (SVM) user.


  1. From a PowerShell command line, enter:
  2. Now enable EMS data collection by entering: