In case of an emergency such as a network overload, you can turn off data collection at a global level. This overrides all other data collection settings.

1

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Click Networking & Security and then Activity Monitoring.

3

Click the Settings tab.

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Select the vCenter Server for which you want to overwrite data collection.

5

Click Edit.

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De-select Collect reporting data.

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Click OK.