Usage and Health Data Collection Proxy Stopped

By James|November 11, 2021|, ,

Introduction

The Usage and Health Data Collection Service Application collects usage and health data from a variety of sources, including event logs, performance counters, search usage data, site collection and site usage data and server statistics for the entire farm.

Symptoms

After deploying the Usage and Health Data Collection Service Application, it's related proxy has not been started.  To check the service application proxy status:

  • Central Administration > Application Management > Manage Service Applications
  • Check the status of the Usage and Health Data Collection Proxy for the Usage and Health Data Collection Service Application

Resolution

If the proxy status is stopped, it can easily be started using the following PowerShell commands:

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
$UsageAppProxy = Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy | Where {$_.TypeName -eq "Usage and Health Data Collection Proxy"}
$UsageAppProxy.Provision()

 

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