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Implementing VMware vCenter Server by Konstantin Kuminsky

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Accessing vCenter with web client

vSphere 5 also offers vSphere Web Client, which is an application that provides a browser-based alternative to the traditional vSphere Client. With vSphere Web Client, administrators can use a web browser to connect to vSphere or directly to the ESXi host through a vCenter Server.

In Version 5.1 and later of vSphere, web client becomes a core administrative interface for your virtual environment and comes with additional features not available in vSphere Client, which are listed as follows:

  • For vSphere 5.1 and 5.5, hardware Versions 9 and 10 for virtual machines can be chosen only in web client
  • Web client in vSphere 5.5 supports drag-and-drop actions for different objects, which gives administrators the ability to ...

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