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How Do I Find the Version and License Information for a VMware Host?

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Question

How do I find the version and license information for a VMware host?

Environment

  • vSphere

Answer

For a VMware web client

Log into the VMware web client and select the appropriate host.

Figure 1: Select the VMware host

Navigate to the Configure tab for that host.

Figure 2: Configure tab

In the left pane, click Licensing to display the licensing information. The specific licensing and version appears next to the Product heading.

Figure 3: Licensing information

For a VMware Windows client

Log into the VMware Windows client and select the appropriate host.

Figure 4: Select the host

With the host selected, click the Summary tab. The information pane will display the license and version information. 

Figure 5: License and version information

You can also find license and version information under the Configuration tab, under Licensed Features.

Figure 6: License information in the Configuration tab


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