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Provide the metric's Key in Get-Metric output

The Get-Metric returns metric information, but it only shows the metric's Label, not the Key.
While on the Get-Stat cmdlet the Stat parameter expects the Key.

An example:
On Get-Metric one has to use

Get-Metric -MetricGroup 'CPU' -Name 'Core Utilization'

This returns all Rollup types (see PCLI-I-226 for that issue), but there is no property that provides the Key (which is 'coreUtilization'.

On Get-Stat one would need to provide

Get-State -Stat 'cpu.coreutilization.average'


  • Luc Dekens
  • Feb 6 2020
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