The vSphere Web Client displays an error message if you navigate from the VMs and Templates view to the vCenter Server root-level view.

In the vSphere Web Client, if you select the VMs and Templates view and navigate first to its folder level, then the data center level, and finally to the vCenter Server root level, the Application Dependencies tab displays the This list is empty error message.

Refresh the vSphere Web Client page or navigate by using a different sequence to reach the vCenter Server root level.