Totally confused , I just installed Vcenter 4.1 on a 2008 R2 server

Posted on 2011-04-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Totally confused , I just installed Vcenter 4.1 on a 2008 R2 server and I don’t see a vcenter Icon at all , I see vcenter orchestrator what is this , how can I just get VCenter installed ?
Question by:NAMEWITHELD12
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    ok i see open a browser to localhost and download the client
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    Yup you need vcenter client to really work with vcenter.
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    you can use the client from any compatible Windows system, too, so you can download/install it onto your workstation if you like.
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    by:Ernie Beek
    Vcenter server is installed as a service (so opening services.msc should show it). As said before, the vsphere client is the way you manage your vsphere cloud through vcenter server. Or you connect to your ESX servers directly through the client.
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    Ah, there is no icon, it's a vSphere Center is a Service, unless you also install the client from the installer separately.

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