VMware Remote Console | 14 April 2016 | Build 3747990
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Last Document Update: 14 April 2016
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VMware Remote Console 8.0.1 supports auto-detection of Windows and Apple OS X network proxy settings.
Compatibility and Installation
VMware Remote Console and host OS version compatibility
VMware Remote Console is compatible with the following 64-bit and 32-bit Windows host operating systems:
- Windows Server 2012 R2
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows 7
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 8
- Windows 10
VMware Remote Console is also compatible with the following Mac host operating systems:
- Apple OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
- Apple OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
- Apple OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
- Apple OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
Installation Notes for This Release
Read the following documentation for guidance about installing and using VMRC:
This release has the following known issues for Windows OS:
Running VMRC without a URL will fail.
Workaround: Open a URL of the form: vmrc://[<user>|(<ticket-type>:<ticket>)@]<host>[:<port>]/?moid=<VM-id>.
VMRC displays an empty, black console when connecting to a virtual machine.
- VMRC might prompt The keyboard hook timeout value is not set to the value recommended by VMware Remote Console when connected to a virtual machine.
Workaround: Click OK to update the value and log out of Windows to ensure the update takes effect.
- Installing VMRC client on Windows 10 might fail with an error Failed to install the HCmon driver.
Workaround: Run the elevated command prompt as an Administrator.
This release has the following known issues for Apple OS X:
- VMRC might not add new devices such as DVD and CD-ROM drives or an existing virtual hard disk to a virtual machine.
- VMRC does not display sound card settings.