You can export all or part of the events data stored in the vCenter Server database.

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

Required Privilege: Read-only

1

Select File > Export > Export Events.

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(Linked-mode only) In the vCenter Server list, select the server where the events occurred.

3

Specify Events, Time, and Limits attributes for the events you want to export.

4

Specify a file name and location.

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Click OK.

vCenter Server creates the file in the specified location. The file contains the Type, Time, and Description of the events.