All the output customization that is done during interactive mode is lost the moment you exit the tool. You do have the option of exporting the output configuration to a file and reimporting the configuration to avoid spending time customizing the columnar output again.
To get started, we need access to the ESXi CLI via the console or SSH.
To export the esxtop configuration to a file, first launch esxtop, customize the output as required, hit the W key by shifting to uppercase, specify a directory patch to save the configuration file, and then hit Enter:
The file created can then ...