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VMware vSphere Web Client plug-in

VMware vSphere Web Client plug-ins are programs that either come from VMware itself or from third-party developers and partners to extend the vSphere Web Client with custom menu selections and toolbar icons that provide access to custom capabilities and external functionality.

VMware vSphere Web Client plug-in is the program that extends the user interface for VMware vSphere Web Client to a browser

The VMware vSphere Web Client allows an administrator to connect to a vCenter Server system and manage a vSphere environment.  VMware allows third-party developers and partners to customize  plug-ins with product-specific toolbars and icons. 

Popular VMware vSphere Web Client plug-ins include:

 vCenter Orchestrator - a vCenter feature that helps automate VMware vCloud Suite, vSphere and other virtualization management system processes.

Client Integration Plug-in - provides access to a virtual machine's console in the vSphere Web Client, as well as access to other vSphere infrastructure tasks.

vSphere Storage Appliance - transforms local storage into a shared storage resource that runs virtualized applications.

Cisco Nexus 1000v - a Cisco NX-OS virtual switch  for multi-tenant services.


This was first published in July 2013

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