You access HCX services and appliances through one of several interfaces.

VMware HCX has the following user interfaces:

Interface

Description

vSphere Client

You can perform all operations related to HCX services from the HCX Plug-in in the vSphere Client.

This interface is not available in vCD clouds.

HCX Manager UI

At both the source or destination site, you perform all operations related to HCX services by logging in to the HCX Manager at <https://hcx-ip-or-fqdn:443>.

HCX Appliance Management

At both the source or destination site, you perform system management, licensing, and upgrade operations by logging in to the HCX Manager at <https://hcx-ip-or-fqdn:9443>.

Central CLI

You access the CCLI for debugging or troubleshooting HCX issues with VMware representatives. For access to the CCLI, see Logging in to the VMware HCX Manager CLI.