If you accidentally start an operation before applying or reviewing all necessary settings, you can stop the task in progress.
The Recent Tasks panel must be open.
- Start a long-running operation.
Long-running operations are operations such as creating a virtual machine or a vApp, power operations performed on virtual machines and vApps, and so on.
- In the Recent Tasks panel, click the Cancel icon ().
- In the Cancel Task dialog box, confirm that you want to cancel the task by clicking OK.
The operation stops.