Enabling and disabling collection intervals controls the amount of statistical data saved to the vCenter Server database.

To configure statistics settings, the vSphere Client must be connected to a vCenter Server system.

1

Select Administration > vCenter Server Settings.

2

If your environment uses multiple vCenter Servers, in Current vCenter Server, select the appropriate server.

3

In the vCenter Server Settings dialog box, select Statistics.

4

In the Statistics Intervals section, select or deselect a collection interval to enable or disable it.

Note

When you disable a collection interval, all subsequent intervals are automatically disabled.

5

(Optional) In the Database Size section, estimate the effect of the statistics settings on the database.

a

Enter the number of Physical Hosts.

b

Enter the number of Virtual Machines.

The estimated space required and number of database rows required are calculated and displayed.

c

If necessary, make changes to your statistics collection settings.

6

Click OK.