The new vSphere 8.0 release brings significant improvements to the Plug-in Administration view, Integrated Solution Installer for the vSphere Client, new capabilities, enhanced features and bug fixes.
What's new for vSphere Client extensibility and remote plug-ins:
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Can you please elaborate this feature with an example/use case?
Please point me to the code snippet in sample if it is part of sdk sample.
The new feature allows plugins to define an action that will navigate to another view. Before that, the only allowed actions were the modal actions, where an action opens a modal dialog. Now, you can have an action that navigates to another one of your views.
The remote plugin sample does not demonstrate this.
There are different scenarios. The idea is that you can have an action "Configure VM backup" which will redirect to the VM's configure view of your plugin where users will be able to configure the VM's backup options.