Powering off a virtual machine is the equivalent of powering off a physical machine.
The virtual machine is powered on.
- On the Virtual Datacenters dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore and select Virtual Machines from the left panel.
- Click to view the list in a card view and, optionally, filter the list of virtual machines from the Look in drop-down menu.
- From the Actions menu of the virtual machine you want to power off, select Power Off.
A powered-off virtual machine displays a Powered off status in red.