You can verify that the vCenter Server service is running.


  1. Go to the Services console for your version of Windows.
    For example, select Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services and click VMware vCenter Server.
    The Status column indicates whether the service started.
  2. Right-click the vCenter Server service and select Properties.
  3. In the VMware vCenter Server Services Properties dialog box, click the General tab and view the service status.