You can export performance data from the Advanced charts to a Microsoft Office Excel file.


Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.


  1. Select the object in the inventory.
  2. Select File > Report > Performance.
    If performance data is not available for the selected inventory object, the Export Performance option is not available.
  3. Enter a filename and location.
  4. Select the date and time range for the chart.
  5. In Chart Options, select the chart type.
  6. Select the metric groups to display in the chart.
    You can also specify the objects by selecting All or None.
  7. (Optional) To customize the options, click Advanced, select the objects and counters to include in the chart, and click OK.
  8. Specify the size of the chart in the exported file.
  9. Click OK to export the data.