Connecting to ESXi from vCenter Server (5.1)

What is the best way to connect and login to the ESXi host from vCenter Server to see the actual  login screen (yellow colored) exactly the way you login into the ESXi Host directly.  I tired to login using the Client but it just gives me limited configuration.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
To actually connect to the DCUI (Direct Console User Interface) the same screen, as if you were at the CONSOLE, would be to use a IP KVM, IlO, iDRAC.

What information do you need to see or change?

You can use SSH connection, to connect the console, command line.

see my EE Article, how to configure this

Part 5: HOW TO: Enable SSH Remote Access on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1)

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Brian MurphyIT ArchitectCommented:
DSView or another console access.  Does your servers not offer a iLO port?

That is the best way - period.

iLO port on dedicated network.
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