You can view virtual machines that are standalone or part of a vApp. You can view virtual machines in a grid view or in a card view.


The virtual machines must have been created by the Administrator.


  1. Choose whether you want to view virtual machines in vApps or standalone VMs.
    1. In the Look in field, select All VMs, Standalone VMs, or VMs in vApps.
    The subset of virtual machines displays in a card view.
  2. Select to view the list in a grid view (Grid Icon) or a card view (Card Icon).
    The list of virtual machines displays in a grid or as a list of cards.
  3. (Optional) Configure the grid view to contain elements you want to see.
    1. From the grid view, select the grid editor icon (Grid Editor). The grid editor icon displays below the list of virtual machines.
    2. Select the elements you want to include in the grid view by clicking the checkbox next to the element, such as hardware, version, etc.
    3. Click OK when you are satisfied.
    The grid displays the elements you selected for each virtual machine.
  4. (Optional) From the grid view, use the list bar (Context menu) to display the actions you can take for each virtual machine.
    For example, you can shut down a virtual machine. The list bar is on the left of each virtual machine.
  5. To access the interface for the guest operating system of the virtual machine, click the desktop icon in the upper right corner of the card view.