Virtual InfrastructureWeb Access Administrator’s Guide : System Requirements and Web Browser Configuration : Installing the VMware Virtual Infrastructure Web Access Plug-In

Installing the VMware Virtual Infrastructure Web Access Plug-In
To run VI Web Access, you must install the VMware Virtual Infrastructure plug-in. Before you can install the VMware Virtual Infrastructure plug-in for Mozilla Firefox, you must configure Firefox to recognize your VI Web Access host.
To install VMware Virtual Infrastructure ActiveX Control in Microsoft Internet Explorer
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<https://vmwarehost.yourdomain.com/ui>
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Click the Console tab.
If prompted, click Install in the pop-up box. You may need to refresh your browser after installation.
To configure Mozilla Firefox for Windows to recognize your host
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In the Firefox window, choose Tools > Options to open the Options control panel.
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Click the Content tab.
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Click Web Features.
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Click Allowed Sites.
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In the Address of web site entry field, type:
<vmwarehost.yourdomain.com>
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Click Allow.
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Click Close.
To install the VMware Virtual Infrastructure plug-in in Mozilla Firefox for Windows
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<https://vmwarehost.yourdomain.com/ui>
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Select a virtual machine from the Virtual Machines list.
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Click the Console tab.
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Click Install Plugin.
The software installation dialog box appears.
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Click Install Now.
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After the installation is complete, choose View > Reload to reload the page.
To configure Mozilla Firefox for Linux to recognize your host
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In the Firefox window, choose Edit > Preferences to open the Preferences control panel.
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Click the Content tab.
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Click Web Features.
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Click Allowed Sites.
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In the Address of web site entry field, type:
<vmwarehost.yourdomain.com>
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Click Allow.
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Click Close.
To install the VMware Virtual Infrastructure plug-in in Mozilla Firefox for Linux
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<https://vmwarehost.yourdomain.com/ui>
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Select a virtual machine from the Virtual Machines list.
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Click the Console tab.
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Click Install Plugin.
The software installation dialog box appears.
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Click Install Now.
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After the installation is complete, choose View > Reload to reload the page.
To troubleshoot the plug-in installation
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<https://vmwarehost.yourdomain.com/ui>
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Select a virtual machine from the Virtual Machines list.
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Click the Console tab.
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After the installation is complete, choose View > Reload to reload the page.