On August 23th the VMware Fling team released the new version (2.2) of the vSphere HTML5 Web Client.

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

  • HA admission control settings can be modified.
  • View and answer pending virtual machine questions
  • General details for Host Storage adapters
  • General details for Host Storage devices


  • More information available for host hardware health sensors.
  • Compatible and Incompatible with Storage Policy sections when selecting storage in Create\Clone VM wizard

Known Issues

  • The maximum reservation when creating new resource pool can be too high.

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.
  • For updates, you can use FAMI, Please refer the Instructions for details