Canceling a task stops a running task from occurring. Canceling a scheduled task does not cancel subsequent runs. To cancel a scheduled task that has not run, reschedule it.
- Manual tasks:
- Scheduled tasks:
- Locate the task in the Recent Tasks pane.
By default, the Recent Tasks pane is displayed at the bottom of the vSphere Client.
- Click the cancel button () next to the progress bar in the Status column for the task you want.
If the cancel option is unavailable, the selected task cannot be canceled.
- In the Cancel Task pop-up dialog box, click OK.