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List of CLI commands

You must be aware of some CLI commands in order to perform certain operations such as creating a view, modifying thresholds, listing counters, and managing performance diagnostics, in Performance Advisor.

The CLI commands in the following table are applicable to both 7-Mode and clustered environments:

CLI command Description

dfm perf counter list

Lists the performance counters for the storage object

dfm perf threshold list

Lists the performance thresholds

dfm perf threshold create

Creates the performance thresholds

dfm perf threshold delete

Deletes the performance thresholds

dfm perf threshold refresh

Refreshes the performance thresholds

dfm perf threshold modify

Modifies the performance thresholds

dfm perf threshold filter list

Lists the performance thresholds based on filter

dfm perf data list

Lists information about all the counter groups

dfm perf data describe

Describes the counter group

dfm perf data retrieve

Retrieves the performance data of the storage object

dfm perf view describe

Describes the performance views

dfm perf view list

Lists the performance views
CLI command (7-Mode environments only) Description

dfm perf view create

Creates a view

dfm perf view counter add

Adds a performance counter

dfm perf view counter delete

Deletes a performance counter

dfm perf view chart add

Adds a performance chart

dfm perf view chart delete

Deletes a performance chart

dfm perf view destroy

Destroys the performance view

dfm perf template create

Creates the threshold templates

dfm perf template detach

Removes the threshold templates

dfm perf template attach

Attaches the threshold templates

dfm perf template list

Lists the threshold templates

dfm perf template delete

Deletes the threshold templates

dfm perf template modify

Modifies the threshold templates

dfm perf template threshold add|modify

Modifies the threshold template

dfm perf export counter list|add|delete

Manages data export for counter groups

dfm perf data modify

Modifies the data collection configuration

dfm perf data export

Manages data export

dfm perf data enable|disable

Enables or disables the counter group

dfm perf diag

Manages performance diagnostics

dfm perf clientstats

Manages client statistics

dfm perf clientstat collect

Collects the client statistics

dfm perf clientstat list

Lists the client statistics

dfm perf clientstat purge

Removed the client statistics that was collected

dfm perf data copy

Copies the data collection configuration