Removing a scheduled task cancels all future occurrences of the task. The history associated with all completed occurrences of the task is preserved in the vCenter Server database.


Required privilege: Scheduled task.Remove


  1. In the vSphere Web Client or vSphere Client, navigate to the object for which you want to remove a scheduled task.
  2. Navigate to the scheduled tasks list.
    • In the vSphere Web Client, select Monitor > Tasks & Events > Scheduled Tasks.
    • In the vSphere Client, select Configure > Scheduled Tasks.
  3. Select the task to remove and click Remove.
  4. Confirm the removal.