vCloud Director includes general system settings related to activity logs, networking, session timeouts, certificates, organization limits, operation limits, and so on. The default settings are appropriate for many environments, but you can modify the settings to meet your needs.

For a list of the properties that you can modify, see General System Settings.

Note: For information about changing the date, time, or time zone of the vCloud Director appliance, see


  1. From the main menu (Menu), select Administration.
  2. In the left panel, under Settings, click General.
  3. Click Edit for the section you want to modify, edit the properties, and click Save.