With the VMware Host Client, you can access the desktop of a virtual machine by launching a console to the virtual machine. From the console, you can perform tasks in the virtual machine, such as configuring operating system settings, running applications, monitoring performance, and so on.
- Click Virtual Machines in the VMware Host Client inventory.
- Select a powered-on virtual machine from the list.
- Click the Console tool bar icon and select whether to open the console in a pop-up window, new window, or a new tab.