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VMware Console

Dashboard

 

Remote Desktop Manager's VMware Dashboard allows you to have quick glance at VMware instances. Allowing you to perform many actions:

 

Some operations are not allowed on the Free edition of VMware Esxi.

 

Power on

Power off

Suspend

Shut down guest

Restart guest

Connect

Create new connection

 

Prerequisites

 

 

 

Using any web browser navigate to your VMware server and install the associated SSL certificate.

 

Setup

 

Create a VMware vSphere Client or VMware Remote Console session (other session types will also work).

 

Set the host, username and password of the VMware server you want to connect.

 

VMware session information

 

Next, you need to check the "Is VMware server" box to activate the Vmware dashboard by editing your session in the tab pages Information - Computer.

 

Enable VMware dashboard

 

VMware Console View

 

VMware Dashboard

 

Troubleshooting

 

If you get "ERROR System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or Assembly "VMware.Vim, Version=5.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=10980b081e887e9f"..."

Install vSphere PowerCLI

 

See also

VMware