Stopping EMS data collection

EMS data collection is enabled by default and runs every seven days after your installation date. You can disable data collection at any time by using the PowerShell cmdlet Disable-SmDataCollectionEMS.


  1. From a PowerShell command line, establish a session with SnapCenter by entering Open-SmConnection.
  2. Disable EMS data collection by entering Disable-SmDataCollectionEms.

    The information regarding the parameters that can be used with the cmdlet and their descriptions can be obtained by runningGet-Help command_name. Alternatively, you can also refer to the Cmdlet Reference Guide.

    SnapCenter Software 4.2 Windows Cmdlet Reference Guide