You can use the Update Manager Web Client plug-in for the vSphere Web Client to perform upgrade operations on the hosts and update operations the virtual machines in your environment. With the Update Manager Web Client, you can perform the full set of operations that Update Manager offers.

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Verify that you have the View Compliance Status privilege, otherwise you cannot see and use the Update Manager Web Client in vSphere Web Client.

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For more information, see Overview of the Update Manager Interface.

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The Update Manager Web Client plug-in is automatically enabled in the vSphere Web Client after you install the Update Manager server.

The Update Manager Web Client appears as an Update Manager tab in vSphere Web Client. The Update Manager tab is on the same level as the Monitor tab, the Configure tab, the Datacenters tab, the Host & Clusters tab, and so on.