In vSphere 7.0 Update 2 and later, you can use the vSphere Client to deactivate SEV-ES on a virtual machine.


  • Ensure that the virtual machine is powered off.


  1. Connect to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
  2. Right-click the virtual machine in the inventory that you want to modify and select Edit Settings.
  3. In the Edit Settings dialog box, under VM Options > Encryption, deselect the Enable check box for AMD SEV-ES.
  4. Click OK.


SEV-ES is deactivated on the virtual machine.