You can access information about host graphics hardware capability for multiple virtual machines. You can view information about the graphics card and view the virtual machines that use the graphics card.

About this task

Virtual machines are listed only if they are turned on and if the graphics card is of the shared type.


Verify that the virtual machines are turned on.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the host.
  2. Click the Manage tab and click Settings.
  3. Under Hardware, select Graphics, and select the graphics card to view the virtual machines that use it.

    You can view the name of the graphics card, the vendor, and the total memory allocated to the card.