This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Get-SMPerformanceCollector', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from
Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.
For PowerShell version 3 and up, where you have Update-Help, this command was run just before creating the web pages from the help files.
Gets the state of the performance data collector set.
Get-SMPerformanceCollector [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession>] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] -CollectorName <String> [<CommonParameters>]
The Get-SMPerformanceCollector cmdlet gets the state of the data collector set in the Performance Log Analyzer (PLA). A data collector set groups multiple data collection
points, such as performance counters or events, into a single component.
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Example 1:Get the performance data collector set state
PS C:\>Get-SMPerformanceCollector -CollectorName $ContosoPerf
This command gets the state of the performance data collector named by the variable $ContosoPerf.