After you configure collection intervals, you can verify that the vCenter Server database has enough space to archive the data collected.

Perform the following task in the vSphere Client.

1

If necessary, open the Statistics tab of the vCenter Server Settings dialog box.

a

Select Administration > vCenter Server Settings.

b

In the navigation panel, click Statistics.

2

(Optional) Edit a statistics interval.

a

Select the interval to change.

b

Click Edit.

c

In the Edit Statistics Interval dialog box, change the settings as necessary.

d

Click OK.

3

Enter the number of physical hosts and virtual machines in your inventory.

The vCenter Server uses a database calculator to determine the estimated size required for your statistics configuration. The value appears in the Estimated space required field after you enter values.

4

Click OK.