Use this page to configure settings for the management data warehouse and specify where collected data should be stored before it is uploaded to the data warehouse.
Enable Data Collection
Select to enable data collection. This has the same effect as running the sp_syscollector_enable_collector stored procedure. Clearing this check box disables data collection and has the same effect as running the sp_syscollector_disable_collector stored procedure.
Specifies the directory where collected data is stored on the system collecting the data before it is uploaded to the management data warehouse. If Cache directory is not specified, the data collector attempts to locate the %TEMP% and %TMP% environment variables and use one these locations as the default location for temporary storage. If these environment variables are not configured, an error occurs and you are prompted to create a cache directory.