The vSphere Client enables you to connect to an ESXi host and to a vCenter Server system.

In a Web browser application, enter the IP address of a vCenter Server or an ESXi host, and click Download vSphere Client.

Verify that you are a member of the Administrators group on the system.

Verify that the system has an Internet connection.


Double-click the VMware-viclient<build number>.exe file to run the vSphere Client installer.


Follow the prompts in the wizard to complete the installation.

Use the vSphere Client to connect to vCenter Server.