Administrators can send messages to users who are currently logged in to a vCenter Server system. The message might announce maintenance or ask users to log out temporarily.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to the vCenter Server instance.
  2. Click Configure.
  3. Select Settings > Message of the Day and click Edit.
  4. Enter a message and click OK.


The message appears at the top of the vSphere Client in each active user session.