VSphere client unable to connect to vCenter 6

VSphere client unable to connect to vCenter 6

You might be unable to connect from your vSphere client to your new vCenter 6.0 server:

The vSphere Client could not connect to xxxx. Connecting to Virtual Center is not supported by this client. You can use it to connect only to ESX server.

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But wait a moment we know that this should be possible vSphere 6 – Clarifying the misinformation

In order to make the connection work you must upgrade your vCenter client version:

In this example the client not working is 6.0.0.4557

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You can install a newer client from the vCenter installation media:

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Or download the latest from here:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2089791

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At this point in time both ways will give you version 6.0.0.5505 (10-07-2015) and you will be able to connect as explained in the first link:

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