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 and select a virtual machine in the inventory.
  2. Click the Summary tab, click the gear icon, and select Install Remote Console.
    The Download VMware Remote Console page opens.
  3. Download the VMRC installer from
    Note: You must have a profile at to download the VMRC installer.

What to do next

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