vSphere Single Host Management - VMware Host Client provides information about managing single hosts with the VMware Host Client.

The VMware Host Client can be utilized to conduct emergency management when vCenter Server is unavailable. You can use the VMware Host Client to perform administrative tasks and basic troubleshooting tasks, as well as advanced administrative tasks.

This information is intended for anyone who wants to use the VMware Host Client to manage single ESXi hosts. The information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms as they are used in VMware technical documentation, go to http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.