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.

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Select the object in the inventory.

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Select File > Report > Performance.

If performance data is not available for the selected inventory object, the Export Performance option is not available.

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Enter a filename and location.

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Select the date and time range for the chart.

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In Chart Options, select the chart type.

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Select the metric groups to display in the chart.

You can also specify the objects by selecting All or None.

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(Optional) To customize the options, click Advanced, select the objects and counters to include in the chart, and click OK.

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Specify the size of the chart in the exported file.

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Click OK to export the data.