This example will show an ASCII progress bar with information about speed of the I/O. When dd will finish it will keep showing the results.
# dd if=/dev/urandom | pv | dd of=/dev/null
below example will use a nice dialog with the message between quotes
# (pv -n /dev/uramdom | dd of=/dev/null bs=128M) 2>&1 | dialog --gauge "Running dd command (cloning), please wait..." 10 70 0
If checking status of powermt you see some in unlic state, here is how you can solve it.
First, check on license status, it has to show a valid license.
# powermt check_registration
then run the following command to set the policy to all devices.
# powermt set policy=so dev=all