You can disable the related object tabs by changing the webclient.properties file.

Procedure

  1. Connect to the vCenter Server or vCenter Server Appliance by using any remote console, and optionally use SSH.
  2. Navigate to the /etc/vmware/vsphere-client/webclient.properties file and open it in a text editor.
  3. Edit the file to include the line show.relations.in.categorized.tabs=false.

    If the line is present but commented out, remove the comment indicator.

  4. Restart the vSphere Web Client service.