You can change the order in which virtual machines within a vApp start up and shut down. You can also specify delays and actions performed at startup and shutdown.

1

On the Summary page of the vApp, click Edit Settings.

2

In the Start Order tab of the Edit Service Settings window, select a virtual machine and use the arrow keys to change the startup order. This order will also be used for shutdown.

3

Specify the delay and action for startup and shutdown for each virtual machine.

4

Click OK when finished.