There is no GA plugin available for the HTML5 client. This is planed to be included on the 8.2 release.
You may use the beta client as a workaround, However this needs manual installation.. Please ensure that you take a snapshot before you run through the below steps.
cleanup: Delete/move the contents of the below directory. If the directory do not exist, create them.
ui client: /etc/vmware/vsphere-ui/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity/com.vmware.vco-7.3.1 Flex client: /etc/vmware/vsphere-client/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity/com.vmware.vco-7.3.1/
Download the zip file from
extract the contents of the file to the below path
set appropriate permissions to the directory
chown -R vsphere-ui:users /etc/vmware/vsphere-ui/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity/com.vmware.vco-7.3.1
restart vsphere-ui client:
service-control --restart vsphere-ui
extract the contents of the zip to
set appropriate permissions
chown -R vsphere-client:users /etc/vmware/vsphere-client/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity/com.vmware.vco-7.3.1
Note: for VRO 8.2, The path should be com.vmware.vco-7.4.0
restart vsphere-webclient service:
service-control --restart vsphere-client
log back in and double check , The plugin will take about 3-5 min to pull data from vRo on loading it.