In this tutorial I will guide you through installing vCenter 5 Web Client Server. The vCenter 5 Web Client Server is included on the vCenter 5 DVD.
Installing vCenter 5 Web Client Server
1. Launch the vCenter 5 DVD be either mounting the iso image or loading it from DVD. Click Install.
2. The Web Client Server Installation wizard begins. Click Next.
3. Click Next on the End-User Patent Agreement Screen.
4. Select I Agree to the terms in the License Agreement and click Next.
5. Enter in a User Name and Organization Name. Click Next.
6. Check that there are no conflicts for the web client ports. You can check this by opening up a command prompt and typing in netstat -an. Another tool which will help with viewing ports that are in use is TCP View, which can be downloaded here. Click Next.
7. I will accept the default destination folder for Web Client Server and click Next.
8. Click Install to begin the installation.
9. The Web Client Server has been installed. Click Finished.
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