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Disabling Linked Mode for VMware vCenter Server 4.x and 5.x (1010432)

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This article provides information on disabling linked mode in VMware vCenter Server 4.x and 5.x.


To disable linked mode, isolate the vCenter Server instance from the Linked Mode group:

  1. Click Start > All Programs > VMware > vCenter Linked Mode Configuration.
  2. Click Modify linked mode configuration.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Click Isolate this vCenter Server instance from linked mode group.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Click Finish.
The vCenter Server instance is no longer part of the Linked Mode group.

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Update History

01/11/2012 - Added Note Windows 2008 Run as Administrator 03/13/2013 - Added vCenter Server 5.1 to Products

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