With the VMware Host Client, you can access the desktop of a virtual machine by launching a console to the virtual machine. From the console, you can perform tasks in the virtual machine, such as configuring operating system settings, running applications, monitoring performance, and so on.

1

Click Virtual Machines in the VMware Host Client inventory.

2

Select a powered-on virtual machine from the list.

3

Click Console and select an option from the drop-down menu.

Select Open browser console to view the virtual machine console in a pop-up window.

Select Open console in new window to view the virtual machine console in a separate window.