If you have domains with thousands of users or groups, or if searches take a long time to complete, adjust the search settings for use in the Select Users or Groups dialog box.

Note

This procedure applies only to vCenter Server user lists. ESX/ESXi user lists cannot be searched in the same way.

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From the vSphere Client connected to a vCenter Server system, select Administration > vCenter Server Management Server Configuration.

2

Click the Active Directory list item.

3

Change the values as needed.

Option

Description

Active Directory Timeout

Specifies in seconds the maximum amount of time vCenter Server allows the search to run on the selected domain. Searching very large domains can take a very long time.

Enable Query Limit

To specify no maximum limit on the number of users and groups that vCenter Server displays from the selected domain, deselect the check box.

Users & Groups value

Specifies the maximum number of users and groups vCenter Server displays from the selected domain in the Select Users or Groups dialog box.

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Click OK.