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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 20, 2021

Enable command line activation of collecting performance data on HMC

Currently there is no way to programmatically change the data collection settings. The only way to change them is within the HMC gui. There needs to be a way to query and change them from the command line.

It appears that the commands are there (lsperfmon and chperfmon) but support refuses to provide documentation of the proper syntax in order to change the performance data collection.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jul 5, 2021


    Please see comments in previous sequence with options to programmatically enable/disable performance data collection for a system via Rest API. Please re-open with additional details if the API's doesn't address the requirement or if there is more enhancement needed on the API's.

  • Guest
    May 7, 2021

    Hi Robert,

    For a programmatic way to enable or disable performance and capacity monitoring, there are rest api's available, which the GUI also uses. Please see the below links for reference

    Please let us know if this addresses your requirement.