The VMware Remote Console (VMRC) is a standalone console application that enables you to connect to client devices and open virtual machine consoles on remote hosts.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to a virtual machine in the inventory.
  2. On the Summary tab, click the gear icon and select Install Remote Console.

    The VMware Remote Console installer starts downloading.

  3. Open the VMRC installer and follow the prompts to install the VMRC application.

What to do next

Open the VMRC to access the virtual machine. You can also make VMRC the default console.