The VMRC proxy is disabled by default. You can enable the VMRC proxy service through Advanced Settings of your vCenter Server system.


Verify that you have the Global.Settings privilege.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to and select the vCenter Server instance.
  2. On the Configure tab, select Advanced Settings.
  3. Click Edit Settings.
    The Edit Advanced vCenter Server Settings dialog box opens.
  4. In the Name text box, enter the name of the service - config.mksdevproxy.enable.
  5. In the Value text box, enter true and click Add.
  6. Click Save.
    The proxy setting appears in the list containing all configuration parameters.