To update an existing vSphere HTML5 Web Client follow the steps.
If you want to deploy the Web Client fresh/new use my install article (Install vSphere HTML5 Web Client (v1.9 and newer))

Theses instructions are tested with update versions

  • 2.0 – 2.1 – 2.2 – 2.3 – 2.4 – 2.5 – 2.6
  • 1.10 – 1.11 – 1.12 – 1.13 – 1.14 -1.15 – 1.16 – 1.17

Requirements

Update

  • Logon the appliance via SSH (default: root/demova)
    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000003
  • Stop the vSphere Web Client

    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000004
  • Goto the upload directory (e.g. /tmp) and change permission to 777

    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000005
  • Run the Update

    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000006
  • After successful install start the vSphere HTML5 Web Client

    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000007
  • After initialization is done you can login and check the correct version in the upper right corner by clicking on Help > About

    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000008
    vSphereH5Client_Update1.10_000009

 

Now feel free to test the new version and send feedback with the smiley button at the upper right corner!

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