The vCenter Server service starts when the machine on which it is installed is booted. You can manually restart the vCenter Server system.

Procedure

  1. Go to the Services console for your version of Windows.

    For example, select Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services and click VMware vCenter Server.

  2. Right-click VMware vCenter Server, select Start, and wait for startup to complete.
  3. Close the Properties dialog box.