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Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

Logman creates and manages Event Trace Session and Performance logs and supports many functions of Performance Monitor from the command line.

logman [create | query | start | stop | delete| update | import | export | /?] [options]


Action Description

logman create

Create a counter, trace, configuration data collector, or API.

logman query

Query data collector properties.

logman start | stop

Start or stop data collection.

logman delete

Delete an existing data collector.

logman update

Update the properties of an existing data collector.

logman import | export

Import a data collector set from an XML file or export a data collector set to an XML file.

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