Use the configure-ceip command of the cell management tool to join or leave the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP).

VMware's Customer Experience Improvement Program ("CEIP") provides VMware with information that enables VMware to improve its products and services, to fix problems, and to advise you on how best to deploy and use our products. As part of the CEIP, VMware collects technical information about your organization's use of VMware products and services on a regular basis in association with your organization's VMware license key(s). This information does not personally identify any individual. Additional information regarding the data collected through CEIP and the purposes for which it is used by VMware is set forth in the Trust & Assurance Center at http://www.vmware.com/trustvmware/ceip.html. To join or leave the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program, use a command line with the following form:

cell-management-tool  configure-ceip options

If you prefer not to participate in VMware's CEIP for this product, run this command with the --disable option :

Table 1. Cell Management Tool Options and Arguments, configure-ceip Subcommand

Option

Argument

Description

--help (-h)

None

Provides a summary of available commands in this category.

--disable

None

Leave the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

--enable

None

Join the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

--status

None

Display this product's current participation status in the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

Leave the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

To leave the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program use a command like this one:

[root@cell1 /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/bin]# cell-management-tool configure-ceip --disable
Participation disabled

After you run this command, the system no longer sends any information to the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program.

To confirm the system's current participation status in the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program use a command like this one:

[root@cell1 /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/bin]# cell-management-tool configure-ceip --status
Participation disabled