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. Download the vCenter Server installer from the VMware Web site at
    vCenter Server is part of VMware vCloud Suite and VMware vSphere, listed under Datacenter & Cloud Infrastructure.
  2. VMware provides a SHA-1 hash, a SHA-256 hash, or an MD5 message digest for software downloads. To confirm file integrity, use a SHA-1, SHA-256, and/or a MD5 utility on your computer to calculate your own hash for files downloaded from the VMware web site.
    See the VMware Web site topic Using Cryptographic Hashes at
  3. Mount the ISO image to the Windows virtual machine or physical server on which you want to install vCenter Server for Windows.