You can export the customized attributes of a host profile as a .CSV file on your desktop.

For security, sensitive data such as passwords are not exported.


  1. Navigate to Hosts and Clusters and select a ESXi host with an attached host profile.
  2. Right-click the ESXi host and select Host Profiles > Export Host Customizations.
  3. Click Save.
    Note: Only English version of the .csv file is supported.
    The file is saved as a .csv file.

What to do next

After the file is saved to your desktop, you can manually edit the file and save it to apply the customizations later.