The Orchestrator client is a desktop application that allows you to import packages, run and schedule workflows, and manage user permissions. If you install vCenter Server, the Orchestrator client is installed silently on your system. You can install the Orchestrator client on a 32-bit machine.

You can use the standalone Orchestrator client installer on a 32-bit machine only.

Download the Orchestrator client 32-bit installer from the VMware Web site.


Log in to the 32-bit machine as an administrator.


Double-click the vCenter Orchestrator Client distribution file and click Next.

The filename is vCenterOrchestratorClient-4.a.b.-yyy.exe, where a and b are major and minor version, and yyy is the build number.


Accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.


Either accept the default destination folders or click Change to select another location, and click Next.


You cannot install Orchestrator in a directory whose name contains non-ASCII characters. If you are operating in a locale that features non-ASCII characters, you must install Orchestrator in the default location.


Specify the location for the Orchestrator shortcuts and click Next.


The name of the shortcuts directory must contain only ASCII characters.


Review the summary and click Next.


Click Install to complete the installation process.


Click Done to close the installer.

The Orchestrator client component is installed on your system.

You can log in to the Orchestrator client interface and perform general administration tasks and create workflows.