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vCenter Server 6 Services with Description

VMware vCenter Server has many of background services running in the background which plays the vital role to run the vCenter server smoothly. If any of the service stops it will interrupt the vCenter server functionality or vCenter will not work . Services are also necessary at the time of troubleshooting & maintenance purpose.

Here i am listing the vCenter Server 6 services which you will find in your vCenter server or the vCenter Server appliance.

vCenter Server 6 Services :


Service NameService Description
vmware-cis-licenseVMware License Service
VMwareComponentManagerVMware Component Manager
EsxAgentManagerVMware ESX Agent Manager
VMwareIdentityMgmtServiceVMware Identity Management Service
invsvcVMware Inventory Service
mbcsVMware Message Bus Configuration Service
vmware-network-coredumpVMware vSphere ESXi Dump Collector
VMWareNetworkCoredumpWebserverVMware vSphere ESXi Dump Collector WebService
vmware-perfchartsVMware Performance Charts
vmware-autodeploy-waiterVMware vSphere Auto Deploy Waiter
rhttpproxyVMware HTTP Reverse Proxy
vmwareServiceControlAgentVMware Service Control Agent
vmware-spsVMware vSphere Profile-Driven Storage Service
VMwareSTSVMware Security Token Service
vapiEndpointVMware vAPI Endpoint
vdcsVMware Content Library Service
VMWareAfdServiceVMware Authentication Framework
VMWareCertificateServiceVMware Certificate Service
VMWareDirectoryServiceVMware Directory Service
vmsyslogcollectorVMware Syslog Collector
vmware-cis-configVMware Configuration Service
vmware-vpx-workflowVMware vCenter Workflow Manager
vpxdVMware vCenter Server
VServiceManagerVMware vService Manager
vspherewebclientsvcvSphere Web Client
vmwarevwsVMware System and Hardware Health Manager


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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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