From the vSphere Web Client, you can verify that the vCenter Server service is running.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client with a vCenter Single Sign-on administrator account.
  2. Navigate to Administration > Deployment > System Configuration.
  3. Select Services to view the list of all services within the vCenter Server system.
  4. Select VMware vCenter Server to view the details of the vCenter Server.
  5. The Summary tab displays the service status of the vCenter Server.