In case of an emergency such as a network overload, you can turn off data collection at a global level. This overrides all other data collection settings.
- Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
- Click Networking & Security and then Activity Monitoring.
- Click the Settings tab.
- Select the vCenter Server for which you want to overwrite data collection.
- Click Edit.
- De-select Collect reporting data.
- Click OK.