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

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


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


  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 Launch Remote Console.
  3. In the Open VMware Remote Console dialog box, confirm that you want to open VMRC.
    The VMRC opens as a standalone application for the selected virtual machine. You can also launch more than one consoles to access remotely several virtual machines at the same time.