ESXi + KVM-over-IP

AwesomeAuger asked:

I have a server running ESXi and a KVM-over-IP switch. I know traditionally SSH/RDP/VNC are used to access the virtual machines running on the ESXi server. However, I was wondering if it is possible to use the KVM-over-IP switch to access the different virtual machines running on the ESXi server? I have very minimal KVM-over-IP experience so I don’t even know where to begin looking.

If it makes a difference, the KVM-over-IP switch is a Dominion KX II.

My answer:


No, you can’t access VMs directly from the ESXi console. You can get the web address of its web client, which is how you’ll need to manage your virtual machines, if you don’t already have a vSphere client installed on your computer.


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