VMware VI Client – Remove Cached IP addresses and Hostnames

KB ID 0000644 Dtd 03/08/12

Problem

If you connect to a lot of ESX, ESXi and vCenter machines, the drop down list in your VI client can get a little cluttered.

VI Client Remove IP addresses

Solution

1. Start > Run > Regedit {enter}

2. Navigate to;

HKEY_CURRENT_CURRENT_USERSoftwareVMwareVMware Infrastructure ClientPreferences

Locate the ‘RecentConnections’ string value, and either delete them all, (or just the ones you no longer need).

VMware vSphere old connections

3. Now things will be a little less cluttered.

vSphere client remove ip and names

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