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First vSphere Client (HTML5) update in vSphere 6.5.0b!

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With the release of vSphere 6.5.0b, we are proud to announce the first update to the vSphere Client! Those that have been using our Flings will not be surprised by the list of functionality updates for the vSphere Client. For almost a year (March 28, 2016 – early celebration!) we’ve been releasing updates to the Read more...
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vSphere Client (HTML5) v2.0 – Easy upgrade

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UPDATE: Aug 12, afternoon We have uploaded new bits which should work.  Both the one click update and the manual update instructions should be working now.  If you updated during the period where there were bad files, go here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vsphere-html5-web-client#comments and search for the text “Workarounds for fling 2.0 deployment issues” which provides some recovery steps for Read more...
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Goodbye vSphere Client for Windows (C#) – Hello HTML5

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Today we have two important announcements.  First, the C# client (AKA Desktop Client/thick client/vSphere Client for Windows) will not be available for the next version of vSphere.  Current versions of vSphere (6.0, 5.5) will not be affected, as those will follow the standard support period.  You’ve heard this from us in the past, but we’ve Read more...
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vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling v1.2 (h5client) – Moving away from Client Integration Plugin (CIP)

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Today we’re pleased to announce our second full update to the h5client fling.  Once again, in case you missed it, this blog post helps introduce how to install the first version of the fling (These instructions should all still apply if you’re installing from scratch): http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/03/vsphere-html5-web-client-fling-getting-started.html Update instructions are available at the fling page (Instruction’s Read more...
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vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling v1.1 – h5client Continuous Improvement

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Today we’re pleased to announce our first full update to the h5client fling.  In case you missed it, this blog post helps introduce how to install the first version of the fling (These instructions should all still apply if you’re installing from scratch): http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/03/vsphere-html5-web-client-fling-getting-started.html You can read more detailed notes about version 1.1 on the Read more...
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vSphere 6 Web Client UI Deepdive – vMotion

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New series of vSphere Web Client UI Deepdives With vSphere 6 adoption going up, the new features are helping our customers manage their environments better than ever before.  vSphere Web Client is the most common way that these new features and enhancements are used, but sometimes the UI changes get lost in the discussion.  The Read more...
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vSphere 6 Web Client

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With the recent announcement of VMware vSphere 6, I can finally start talking about the improvements we’ve made for vSphere 6 Web Client.  Over 100 enhancements, with some user actions performing 5x faster.  There are excel sheets and graphs full of performance data, but the best way to see the difference is to experience it Read more...