Powering off a virtual machine is the equivalent of powering off a physical machine.
The virtual machine is powered on.
- On the Virtual Data Center dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore and from the left panel, select Virtual Machines.
- Click to view the list in a card view and, optionally, arrange the list of virtual machines from the Sort by 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.