After you deploy the vCenter Server Appliance that contains vCenter Server with an embedded Platform Services Controller, vCenter Server with an external Platform Services Controller, or a Platform Services Controller, you can log in to the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface and edit the appliance settings.

For information about patching the vCenter Server Appliance and enabling automatic checks for vCenter Server Appliance patches, see the vSphere Upgrade documentation.

For information backing up and restoring the vCenter Server Appliance, see vSphere Installation and Setup.