View Agent Direct-Connection (VADC) Plug-In is packaged in a Windows Installer file that you can download from the VMware Web site and install.


  • Verify that View Agent is installed.


  1. Download the VADC Plug-In installer file from the VMware product page at
    The installer filename is VMware-viewagent-direct-connection-x86_64-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe for 64-bit Windows or VMware-viewagent-direct-connection--y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe for 32-bit Windows, where y.y.y is the version number and xxxxxx is the build number.
  2. Double-click the installer file.
  3. (Optional) Change the TCP port number.
    The default port number is 443.
  4. (Optional) Choose how to configure the Windows Firewall service.
    By default, Configure Windows Firewall automatically is selected and the installer configures Windows Firewall to allow the required network connections.
  5. Follow the prompts and finish the installation.