Tuesday, August 25, 2009

How to run VMWare vSphere Client version 4 on Windows 7

1. Edit the VpxClient.exe.config file located in C:\Program Files\Vmware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher folder and make it look like the following:

2. Get .Net system.dll from a non Windows 7 machine and copy it inside %ProgramFiles%\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\lib folder.

3. Create a batch file and add the following lines:
SET DEVPATH=%ProgramFiles%\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\lib
"C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\VpxClient.exe"