You can configure the timeout intervals for vCenter Server operations. These intervals specify the amount of time after which the vSphere Client times out.

Before you begin

To configure timeout settings, the vSphere Client must be connected to the vCenter Server system.

About this task

Required privilege: Global > Settings

Procedure

  1. If necessary, select Administration > vCenter Server Settings to display the vCenter Server Settings dialog box.
  2. In the navigation pane, select Timeout Settings.
  3. In Normal Operations, enter the timeout interval in seconds for normal operations.

    Do not set the value to zero (0).

  4. In Long Operations, enter the timeout interval in minutes for long operations.

    Do not set the value to zero (0).

  5. Click OK.
  6. Restart the vCenter Server system for the changes to take effect.