With the vSphere Client, you can access a virtual machine's desktop by launching a console to the virtual machine. From the console, you can perform activities within the virtual machine such as configure operating system settings, run applications, monitor performance, and so on.
- In the vSphere Client inventory, select the virtual machine and click the Summary tab.
- In the Commands section, select Open Console.
- Click anywhere inside the console window to enable your mouse, keyboard, and other input devices to work in the console.