The Activities screen lists details of all the system and user initiated tasks. The job details include the following:


Displays the name of the task that is performed.

Parent Resource

Displays the name of the parent resource for the activity.

Resource Name

Displays the name of the resource for the activity — VM or datastore.

Created At

The date and time when the task is initiated.


The state of the task.

Select an activity from the list to view the task progress and subtasks.