You can configure the timeout intervals for vCenter Server operations. These intervals specify the amount of time after which the vSphere Client times out.


Required privilege: Global.Settings


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to the vCenter Server instance.
  2. Select the Configure tab.
  3. Under Settings, select General.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Select Timeout settings.
  6. In Normal, type the timeout interval in seconds for normal operations.
    Do not set the value to zero (0).
  7. In Long, enter the timeout interval in minutes for long operations.
    Do not set the value to zero (0).
  8. Click Save.
  9. Restart the vCenter Server system for the changes to take effect.