Install the VSA cluster service separately on a Windows computer.

You can install the service on the following 64-bit platforms:
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 7


Obtain administrator privileges to install and run the service.


  1. On the Windows machine, start the VMware-vsaclusterservice-all-version_number-build_number.exefile.
  2. Follow prompts on the Welcome and End-User Patent Agreement pages.
  3. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.
  4. Select the folder where you would like to install the VSA Cluster Service and click Next.
  5. On the VCS User Information page, enter the user name and password and click Next.
  6. Click Install on the Ready to Install the Program page.

    The wizard completes the installation.

  7. Click Finish.

What to do next

To uninstall the VSA cluster service from a Windows machine, use the Windows Add or Remove Programs option.