You can isolate a vCenter Server instance from a Linked Mode group.


  1. Select Start > All Programs > VMware > vCenter Server Linked Mode Configuration.
  2. Click Modify linked mode configuration and click Next.
  3. Click Isolate this vCenter Server instance from linked mode group and click Next.
  4. Click Continue and click Finish.
    vCenter Server restarts. Depending on the size of your inventory, the change to Linked Mode configuration might take from a few seconds to a few minutes to complete.


The vCenter Server instance is no longer part of the Linked Mode group.