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Implementing VMware vCenter Server by Konstantin Kuminsky

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Viewing and scheduling tasks

A task is any system activity that takes time to complete; for example, VM migration or powering a VM on/off. Tasks can be started manually or scheduled using a built-in scheduler.

Tasks for a particular inventory object can be viewed under the Tasks & Events tab. Detailed information about the tasks can be viewed in the Details pane. A list of recent tasks can be viewed under Recent Tasks on the status bar as shown in the following screenshot:

Viewing and scheduling tasks

Certain tasks can be canceled by right-clicking on them in the Recent Tasks list and choosing Cancel. This option cancels only the running task. In the case of a scheduled or recurring ...

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