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 Broadcom website at
  • Verify that you have the Virtual machine.Interaction.Console interaction privilege.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to a virtual machine in the inventory.
  2. On the Summary tab, click Launch Remote Console.
    A dialog box opens that requires you to confirm that you want to open the 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 run more than one console to access remotely several virtual machines at the same time.