The vSphere Web Client was updated on Jun 15th.

The changes and install instructions are listed here.

How to install?

Fresh installation/deployment Install vSphere HTML5 Web Client (v1.9 and newer)
Update of an existing vSphere HTML5 Web Client appliance Update vSphere HTML5 Web Client (v1.10 and newer)

New Features

  • Specify a different location for a hard disk when creating a VM
  • Advanced DRS settings can be configured


  • Select a different SDRS recommendation even if SDRS is disabled when creating a VM
  • Interactions with the alarms in the alarms tab at the bottom.
  • Simplified fling upgrade commands

Bug Fixes

  • Cloning a VM to a vApp or RP
  • Valid networks, including port groups on distributed switches, should show up in the network adapter dropdowns in Edit Settings and Create VM

Release Notes

  • After your login you may see a Submit button appearing briefly at the top left of a white page. Please ignore it and wait for the Home page to come up.
  • For fresh deployments, the command has changed from:
        /etc/init.d/vsphere-client configure --start yes --user root --vc 
        /etc/init.d/configui configure --start yes --user root --vc 
      Please refer to the Instructions pdf for details.