The vSphere Client enables you to connect to an ESXi host.
Verify that you have the vCenter Server installer or the vSphere Client installer.
Verify that you are a member of the Administrators group on the system.
Verify that the system has an Internet connection.
- Run the vSphere Client installer in one of the following ways.
If you are installing from the vCenter Server installer
In the software installer directory, double-click the autorun.exe file.
Select vSphere™ Client.
If you downloaded the vSphere Client
Double-click the VMware-viclient-build number.exe file.
- Follow the prompts in the wizard to complete the installation.
You can use the vSphere Client to connect to an ESXi host or to connect to a vCenter Server system.