When you connect to vCenter Server with the vSphere Client, you can manage vCenter Server as well as all of the hosts and virtual machines that it manages.

1

Start the vSphere Client.

Double-click the shortcut or select Start > Programs > VMware > VMware vSphere Client.

vSphere Client log in window with blank IP address, username, and password fields.

2

Log in to vCenter Server as the administrator.

a

Enter the IP address or vCenter Server name.

b

Enter your Windows administrator user name.

c

Enter your Windows administrator password.

3

Click Login.

After you connect to vCenter Server with the vSphere Client, use the Getting Started tabs to create a datacenter.