Data collection can be scheduled and log data managed using Data Collector Sets. You can store the reports after log data has been deleted so that you can still have performance statistics without storing masses of individual counter values.
To complete this procedure you must be a member of the Local Performance Log Users group or the Administrators group.
To schedule when a Data Collection set starts, follow these steps:
After you create a Data Collection set, right-click the name of the Data Collector set name in the navigation pane and select Properties.
Click the Schedule tab.
Click Add to create a start date, time, or day for data collection, as shown in Figure 32-11. If you are configuring a new Data Collector ...