With global settings, you set times to delete objects, set timeouts, store historical data, use dynamic threshold and capacity calculations, and determine how vCenter Server users log in. For automated actions, you can select whether to allow actions to be triggered from alert recommendations automatically.


  1. In the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Management > Global Settings.
  2. To edit the global settings, click the Edit icon.
    Table 1. Global Settings Options



    Edit Global Settings

    Use the toolbar option to modify setting values.


    Setting name.


    Current value for the setting.

    To change the setting value, click Edit Global Settings.


    Information about the setting. Point to the setting to display additional information about the setting.