vCloud Director includes general system settings related to login policy, session timeouts, 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. Click the Administration tab and click General in the left pane.
  2. Modify the settings and click Apply.