Tag Archive: vSphere Client

Mar 20 2011

Tips for using the iPad vSphere Client


A few tips and tricks for using the new iPad vSphere Client: 1. The vCenter Mobile Access (vCMA) appliance  is required, the iPad vSphere Client cannot directly connect to hosts and vCenter Servers. The vCMA is needed as a proxy, the iPad vSphere Client connects to the vCMA and the vCMA then connects to the …

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Mar 18 2011

VSphere Client for iPad: VMware management on the go

The new VMware vSphere Client for iPad, a native iOS application that performs basic host and virtual machine (VM) administration and monitoring tasks, hit Apple’s App Store today. The initial release of the VSphere Client for iPad doesn’t have the complete functionality of the vSphere Client. It’s designed to perform approximately 80% of the most …

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Sep 29 2010

How to speed up the vSphere Client on Windows 7


Is your vSphere Client slow to update the screen when you run it on Windows 7? VMware just published a workaround for this in their knowledgebase which involves disabling Desktop Composition on the vSphere Client shortcut. One side effect of this though is Desktop Composition is also known as “Aero”  which gives you some of …

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May 20 2009

vSphere Client Links

Running VMware vSphere Client on Windows 7 (TechHead) vSphere Client installation might fail with Error 1603 if you do not have an active internet connection (KB Article) vSphere Client Help is not accessible on systems using Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (KB Article) vSphere Client might fail to connect to the vCenter Server (KB Article)