The vSphere Web Client stores user data including saved searches, Work In Progress items, and Getting Started Pages preferences. You can remove this stored data to reset these items to the initial defaults and remove stored data that you no longer need.

You can remove data only for the currently logged-in user. Data stored by other users is not affected.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, click the name of the currently logged-in user and select Remove Stored Data.
  2. Select the data to remove.
    Option Description
    "Work in progress" items Removes all current Work In Progress items for this user.
    Getting Started Pages preferences Removes all Getting Started pages preferences for this user. All Getting Started pages are displayed in the vSphere Web Client.
    Saved Searches Removes all Saved Searches for this user.
    User preferences for Update Manager views Removes all Update Manager view preferences for this user.
    User preferences for columns in list views Removes all list view column preferences for this user.
  3. Click Clear Selected Data