Stopping a vApp powers off or shuts down all the virtual machines in the vApp. You must stop a vApp before you can perform certain actions. For example, adding the vApp to a catalog, copying it or moving it to another VDC.
The vApp must be started.
- On the Virtual Datacenters dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore, and select vApps from the left panel.
- Click to view the vApps in a card view.
- From the Actions menu of the vApp you want to stop, select Stop.
- Click OK.
All virtual machines in the vApp and the vApp itself are powered off or shut down.