You must install the Client Integration Plug-in before you deploy or upgrade the vCenter Server Appliance.


Verify that the .iso file for vCenter Server Appliance is downloaded and mounted.


  1. In the software installer directory, navigate to the vcsa directory and double-click VMware-ClientIntegrationPlugin-6.0.0.exe.
    The Client Integration Plug-in installation wizard appears.
  2. On the Welcome page, click Next.
  3. Read and accept the terms in the End-User License Agreement and click Next.
  4. (Optional) Change the default path to the Client Integration Plug-in installation folder, and click Next.
  5. On the Ready to Install the Plug-in page of the wizard, review the information and click Install.
  6. After the installation completes, click Finish.