vSphere HTML5 Web Client v1.6

May 18, 2016 0 By Allan Kjaer

VMware has updated there vSphere HTML5 Web Client fling to version 1.4.

What's New in version 1.5 and 1.6:

  • Customize guest OS when cloning a VM (basic) — select existing spec
  • HA: responses to some failure conditions for a cluster can be viewed
  • View port groups for standard switches
  • VM Snapshots features include
    • Revert to Latest Snapshot
    • read only views of Manage snapshots
  • EVC status for clusters can be viewed and edited
  • Overview DRS and HA status for clusters
  • Read only view of host profile information in host settings
  • Read only view of the lockdown mode and exception users for a host
  • VM Snapshot with limited feature. Take snapshot of a VM.
  • New TCP/IP stacks list for hosts


  • The “Manage” tabs of inventory objects are renamed to “Configure” and all the second level tabs are moved to the table of contents
  • Disable storage DRS when selecting a Datastore Cluster as storage resource while creating a VM from scratch
  • Navigate to the Datastore Files Browser from the context menu and from datastore lists

Bug Fixes

  • Fix to show VM storage policies in VM configuration
  • Configuring new HTML5 appliance with VC was throwing “module.js error upon registering with Virtual Center” error. This issue is fixed
  • Automatic redirects should now be working again (example: from [https:///vsphere-client] to [https://:9443/ui])
  • Correct standby mode icon for hosts
  • Scrollbar fix for large lists of resources in the migrate VM wizard
  • Bug fixes for the Create New VM wizard

I can be found here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vsphere-html5-web-client

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