You can connect to vCenter through your network by the setting up the gateway firewall rules.

For accessing vCenter Server through the VMware Cloud on Dell EMC console, see Connect to vCenter Server.

For accessing vCenter Server through the vSphere Client, see the Log In to vCenter Server by Using the vSphere Client section in the VMware vSphere Product Documentation.


  • Ensure that the physical uplink connection and the IP addresses are configured.
  • Ensure that the vCenter IP address is reachable from the host machine located within your network.


  1. Set Up the Management Gateway Firewall Rules.
  2. Open the vCenter Server using the IP address.
    If you encounter problems when accessing the vCenter Server, see Troubleshooting the vCenter Private Access Issues.