In certain cases, such as when you change the network connectivity settings, you must restart the Update Manager service.


  1. Log in as the administrator to the machine on which the Update Manager server component is installed.
  2. Right-click My Computer and click Manage.
  3. In the left pane of the Computer Management window, expand Services and Applications and click Services.
  4. In the right pane, right-click VMware vSphere Update Manager Service and select Restart.


The service restarts on the local computer.