Download the .iso installer for vCenter Server for Windows and the associated vCenter Server components and support tools.


Create a Customer Connect account at


  1. Log in to VMware Customer Connect.
  2. Navigate to Products and Accounts > All Products.
  3. Find VMware vSphere and click View Download Components.
  4. Select a VMware vSphere version from the Select Version drop-down.
  5. Select a version of VMware vCenter Server and click GO TO DOWNLOADS.
  6. Download the vCenter Server for Windows ISO image.
  7. Confirm that the md5sum is correct by using an MD5 checksum tool.
  8. Mount the ISO image to the Windows virtual machine or physical server on which you want to install vCenter Server for Windows.