Monday, March 21, 2011

Using VMware vSphere Client to connect to VMware Server

In Jan 2009 I created an article on How to use the Virtual Infrastructure Client to connect to VMware Server 2.0

Today, I hade another challenge where I want to use the latest client tool which is VMware vSphere Client to connect to an VMware Server it will give you the error below

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"The required client support files cannot be retrieved from the server"
"The login process will now exit"
"Details: The server could not interpret the client's request. (404 not found)"


Solution was found in this link http://www.linux.com/community/blogs/accessing-vmware-server-2-with-vsphere-client-the-unsupported-way.html and simply download a rar file Here's a link expand the contents in the “Virtual Infrastructure Client” folder in Program files folder and rerun the tool it will work perfectly.


Note: This is not supported by VMware.