Solved

vmware vsphere

Posted on 2012-04-02
2
2,425 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am new to vmware vsphere, and I am setting it up in a test environment to learn more about it.
I have vmware vsphere version 5 installed on a test machine, I downloaded and installed view client, because i thought that is what i need to connect and configure the vsphere server. but when i try to connect using view client i get this error

"Vmware View Client
the view connection server connection failed. an HTTP error occured: status code = 400"

I googled this and found something about needing to install a view connection server. So I have been looking for this software on Vmware's sight, but can't seem to find it. Anybody know where i could find this?
Also, I saw something about installing this connection server thing, and got the impression that it doesn't get installed on the vsphere server. any ideas on where this connection server thing is installed?
0
Comment
Question by:JeffBeall
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
ID: 37798755
you use the vSphere Client to connect to the vSphere ESXi server.

point your browser at the ESXi server http://ip address of ESXi server and download the client and install.

Click and run, and use that IP address of the server to conne t to ESXi, using root and your password.

the View Client is used to access VMware View (VDI - virtual desktops, similar to Citrix XenApp,
Thin Client), this is not what you want to manage a vSphere ESXi 5.0 server.

also checkout this URL for details, of how to manage and setup your ESXi 5.0 server.

http://www.petri.co.il/managing-esxi4-with-vsphere-client.htm
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:JeffBeall
ID: 37798899
Wow! that was all i needed. once i downloaded and installed the view thing, i can connect and manage the vsphere server. Thanks for the help.
0

Featured Post

Easy, flexible multimedia distribution & control

Coming soon!  Ideal for large-scale A/V applications, ATEN's VM3200 Modular Matrix Switch is an all-in-one solution that simplifies video wall integration. Easily customize display layouts to see what you want, how you want it in 4k.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

HOW TO: Upload an ISO image to a VMware datastore for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) using the vSphere Host Client, and checking its MD5 checksum signature is correct.  It's a good idea to compare checksums, because many installat…
This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
Teach the user how to use vSphere Update Manager to update the VMware Tools and virtual machine hardware version Open vSphere Client: Review manual processes for updating VMware Tools and virtual hardware versions: Create a new baseline group in vSp…
Advanced tutorial on how to run the esxtop command to capture a batch file in csv format in order to export the file and use it for performance analysis. He demonstrates how to download the file using a vSphere web client (or vSphere client) and exp…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question