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.

Prerequisites

Verify that the user who logs 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 main page, hover over the Home icon, click Home, and select 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 you want the service to start.

    Option

    Description

    Automatic

    The service starts automatically when the Operating System starts.

    Manual

    You start the service manually after the Operating System starts.

    Disabled

    The service is disabled.

  7. Click OK.