The Message Bus Configuration, ESXi Dump Collector, and Auto Deploy services are optional services in the vCenter Server Appliance and they are not running by default. You can edit the startup settings of these services in the vCenter Server Appliance.

Before you begin

Verify that the user name you use to log in to the vCenter Server instance in the vCenter Server Appliance is a member of the SystemConfiguration.Administrators group in vCenter Single Sign-On.

Procedure

  1. Use the vSphere Web Client to log in as administrator@your_domain_name to the vCenter Server instance in the vCenter Server Appliance.

    The address is of the type http://appliance-IP-address-or-FQDN/vsphere-client.

  2. On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click System Configuration.
  3. Under System Configuration click Nodes and select a node from the list.
  4. Click the Related Objects tab.

    You see the list of services running in the node you selected.

  5. Right-click a service, such as Auto Deploy, ESXi Dump Collector, or Message Bus Configuration Service, and select Edit Startup Type.
  6. Select how the service should start.

    Option

    Description

    Automatic

    The service starts automatically when the Operating System starts.

    Manual

    The service should be started manually after the Operating System starts.

    Disabled

    The service is disabled.

  7. Click OK.