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After changing our vCenter servers recently, the old vCenter server is still listed in the VMWare vSphere Client login dialog in the IP Address / Name: drop down. Is there a way to remove the old/invalid entries from this dropdown?

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

That list is stored in a Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VMware\VMware Infrastructure Client\Preferences\RecentConnections.

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That was it. I'd been looking around there but not at that particular key. Thank you. – music2myear Feb 10 '12 at 21:31
2 can accept the answer if it fixed it... – Bart Silverstrim Feb 10 '12 at 21:33
Yea. Sorry about that. I'm not sure why I didn't accept the answer Friday. – music2myear Feb 13 '12 at 16:40
Found the registry key, and deleted it, but it still appears in dropdown. Does computer require a reboot? – Gerrat Nov 6 '14 at 15:11

They're saved in a registry key but the exact path varies based on VSClient version, just do a search on the vCenter server name in regedit, there's probably little other reason for that string to be in there.

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