Make sure that your browser supports the vSphere Web Client.

VMware has tested and supports the following guest operating systems and browser versions for the vSphere Web Client.

Supported guest operating systems and browser versions for the vSphere Web Client.

Operating system

Browser

Windows 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9 (64-bit only), and 10.

For vSphere 5.5 Update 1 and later, you can use Microsoft Internet Explorer 11. For the Client Integration Plug-In to work with Microsoft Internet Explorer 11, use compatibility mode: go to Tools > Compatibility View Settings to add the vSphere Web Client IP address to the list of Websites before reloading the browser.

Mozilla Firefox: the latest browser version, and the one previous version at the time the vSphere 5.5 is produced.

Google Chrome: the latest browser version, and the one previous version at the time the vSphere 5.5 is produced.

Mac OS

Mozilla Firefox: the latest browser version, and the one previous version at the time the vSphere 5.5 is produced.

Google Chrome: the latest browser version, and the one previous version at the time the vSphere 5.5 is produced.

Later versions of these browsers are likely to work, but have not been tested.

The vSphere Web Client requires the Adobe Flash Player version 11.5.0 or later to be installed with the appropriate plug-in for your browser.