Get powered off date on all Powered Off VM's

I just took over the management of an environment that is still running vCenter 5.5 ( Yes, this is my priority to upgrade). I need to pull from the vCenter event logs a list of when each powered off VM was powered off. I have found a number of powercli scripts online to do this, but all seemed to not export the data to a text or csv file even the the script is running and watching it scroll through all powered off VMs on screen or two only listed half the number of powered off VM. Just trying to export this info to a csv.
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AlexProject Systems EngineerCommented:
Connect-VIServer -Server XXX-vcenter1 -User administrator@vsphere.local -Password XXXXXXXXXXXX

 

$Report = @()

 

$VMs = get-vm |Where-object {$_.powerstate -eq "poweredoff"}

$Datastores = Get-Datastore | select Name, Id

 

Get-VIEvent -Entity $VMs -MaxSamples ([int]::MaxValue) |

where {$_ -is [VMware.Vim.VmPoweredOffEvent]} |

Group-Object -Property {$_.Vm.Name} | %{

  $lastPO = $_.Group | Sort-Object -Property CreatedTime -Descending | Select -First 1

  $vm = Get-VIObjectByVIView -MORef $_.Group[0].VM.VM

  $row = '' | select VMName,Powerstate,OS,Host,Cluster,Datastore,NumCPU,MemMb,DiskGb,PowerOFF

    $row.VMName = $vm.Name

    $row.Powerstate = $vm.Powerstate

    $row.OS = $vm.Guest.OSFullName

    $row.Host = $vm.VMHost.name

    $row.Cluster = $vm.VMHost.Parent.Name

    $row.Datastore = $Datastores | Where{$_.Id -eq ($vm.DatastoreIdList | select -First 1)} | Select -ExpandProperty Name

    $row.NumCPU = $vm.NumCPU

    $row.MemMb = $vm.MemoryMB

    $row.DiskGb = Get-HardDisk -VM $vm | Measure-Object -Property CapacityGB -Sum | select -ExpandProperty Sum

    $row.PowerOFF = $lastPO.CreatedTime

    $report += $row

}

 

$report | Sort Name | Export-Csv -Path "C:\XXXXX\Powered_Off_VMs.csv" -NoTypeInformation -UseCulture

 

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You need to change your CSV location. But give this a shot.

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compdigit44Author Commented:
Thanks, I believe I found the same script online it ran but would never sent the data to the csv file. It was blank each time.
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