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RaymondG
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Console access for user?

What is the best way to give users console access to a VM without having them download the client.

Raymond Golden VCP3, VCP4, MCSA, A+, Net+, SEC+
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EGRAdmin
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Hi RaymondG,

If you're not using ESXi you can provide the users with the web console URL to the virtual machines.

If that's not an option you could use VNC or even try from a Windows device; MSTSC /console.

When the VIC / vSphere client and /or web console isn't an option I generally lean toward VNC (personal preference).

-Eric

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EGRAdmin
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Hi RaymondG,

If you're not using ESXi you can provide the users with the web console URL to the virtual machines.

If that's not an option you could use VNC or even try from a Windows device; MSTSC /console.

When the VIC / vSphere client and /or web console isn't an option I generally lean toward VNC (personal preference).

-Eric

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Why not use RDP or SSH access

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RaymondG
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I'm talking about situation where the user messes up a network config and loses network access.

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Thanks. These are helpful suggestions.

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