Create VMware vCenter Client

Use this dialog box to create a VMware vCenter virtualization client. A virtualization client enables proxy teaming automatic load balancing or failover.

vCenter Host Name

Enter the fully qualified domain name of the vCenter.

User Name

Enter the username required to access the vCenter. The user must have administrative privileges.


Enter the password required to access the vCenter.

Confirm Password

Re-enter the password required to access the vCenter.


Click this to add proxies to the VMware vCenter client. You can add any computer as a proxy if it has Virtual Server iDataAgent installed. You must add at least one proxy to the VMware vCenter client.


Select a proxy from the list of proxies and click this to remove the selected proxies from the virtualization client.

Clients / Client Groups

Displays the list of clients or client groups which are included as proxies in the VMware vCenter client.

The first proxy in the list will act as a Coordinator. During the backup the coordinator communicates with available proxies and distributes the virtual machines across proxies for load balancing. It also distributes required resources (e.g. streams) amongst the proxies.

You can change the order of proxies in the list by clicking the up arrow or down arrow  .

If a client group is added in the list of proxies, the first client in the client group will become the Coordinator.

Save as Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.