Autostart vCenter VMs

January 30, 2024

Ever want infrastructure virtual machines to boot automatically after an outage?  With vCenter 7 and above, you can setup auto-start policies!

  1. Browse to the virtual machine in vCenter.

  2. Click on the Configure tab.

  3. Select Scheduled Tasks.

  4. Click New Scheduled Task and then select Power On.

  5. For Choose a frequency, select After vCenter startup with a 2 minute delay.

  6. Finally, click Schedule the task.

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