SQL Diagnostic Manager PowerShell integration allows you to make mass changes to your SQL Diagnostic Manager configuration across multiple SQL Server instances in a few lines of text, saving you time. For more information about it click the following link: SQL Diagnostic Manager PowerShell integration.
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Install the SQL Diagnostic Manager provider for PowerShell
The SQLDM Provider is installed automatically with SQL Diagnostic Manager. To use SQL Diagnostic Manager snapin, you have to enable the provider and register the SQLDM drive.
PowerShell 3.0 or higher is required to use the PowerShell snap-in.
To enable the provider, type the following within PowerShell:
To verify your snapin is registered:
To register the SQLdm drive, type the following within PowerShell:
New-SQLdmDrive dm [Server] [Repository]
New-SQLdmDrive dm PUL-FF-W2K8X64S\SQL2012_BI SQLdmRepository
Creates a new SQL Diagnostic Manager drive called 'dm' that is connected to the
SQLdmRepository database on the
PUL-FF-W2K8X64S\SQL2012_BI SQL Server using Windows Authentication.
To receive general help, type the following within PowerShell:
To display a list of cmdlets for the SQL Diagnostic Manager snapin:
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