You can use the standalone VMRC to connect to client devices.

With VMRC, you can access the mouse and keyboard connected to remote virtual machines. To perform administrative tasks, make sure that you log in to the VMRC as an administrator.


Verify that the VMRC is installed on your local system. You can download the VMRC installer for Windows from the VMware Web site at


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to a virtual machine in the inventory.
  2. Click the Summary tab, and click the Launch Remote Console link.
  3. Click Allow to confirm.

    The VMRC opens as a standalone application for the selected virtual machine. You can also launch more than one console to access several remote virtual machines at the same time.