Edit Virtual Machine Startup and Shutdown Settings

You can configure virtual machines running on an ESXi host to start up and shut down with the host. You can also set the default timing and startup order for selected virtual machines. This ability allows the operating system to save data when the host enters maintenance mode or is being powered off for another reason. This setting is disabled when DRS cluster is enabled.

Procedure

1. In the vSphere Client inventory, select the host where the virtual machine is located and click the Configuration tab.

2. Under Software, click Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown and click Properties.

The Virtual Machine Startup and Shutdown dialog box opens.

 

image

3. Select Allow virtual machines to start and stop automatically with the system.

image

 

image

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s