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Saturday, 14 January 2017

Unsupported Functionality of vSphere Client 6.5 (a.k.a HTML 5 Client)

Refer this for latest updates http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/65/vsphere-client-65-html5-functionality-support.html
As of now these are the unsupported Features in HTML 5 Client



Unsupported Functionality
Functional Area
Workflow
Unsupported in the vSphere Client
Additional Notes
Cluster
Configuration
  • DRS/HA virtual machine overrides
  • Predictive DRS
  • HA runtime monitoring
  • Create and delete datastore cluster
  • Proactive HA

Cluster
Datastore
  • Monitor SDRS
  • Configure SDRS settings, rules, and VM overrides

Cluster
Monitor
  • Resource utilization and reservation views
  • DRS utilization monitoring
  • Overview performance charts

Content Library
Deploy from template
  • Custom options

Datastore
Management
  • Connectivity view (VMFS)
  • Multipathing view (VMFS)
  • Device Backing view (VMFS)
  • Connectivity view (NFS)
  • Datastore default policy read-only view
  • Create NFS datastore wizard
  • Increase VMFS datastore wizard
  • Create VVOL datastore wizard
  • VVOL datastore default profiles
  • VVOL capability profiles capacity summary portlet
  • Upgrade VMFS datastore
  • Mount and Unmount VMFS datastore
  • Mount and unmount existing VVOL datastore to hosts
  • Unmount NFS datastore from hosts
  • Mount existing NFS datastore to additional hosts
  • Register virtual machine
  • Refresh datastore capacity
  • Configure storage I/O Control
  • Edit multipathing policy and paths for VMFS datastore devices
  • Copy, move, rename, and inflate datastore files
  • Change datastore default policy
  • Datastore protocol endpoints
  • Datastore selector advanced mode
  • Datastore capability sets

Datastore
Storage Providers
  • Storage providers master details read-only view
  • Register new storage provider
  • Remove storage provider
  • Rescan storage providers
  • Refresh storage provider certificate

Fault Tolerance
Displays and Operations
  • Fault tolerance operations
  • Fault tolerance summary portlet
  • Migrate secondary workflow

Host Management
Host Configuration
  • ESXi NTP settings
  • ESXi join and leave AD/LDAP domain
  • Move ESXi host into and out of cluster
  • Move ESXi host between folders
  • ESXi host certificate operations
  • ESXi change lockdown mode settings
  • ESXi PCI passthrough devices
  • Host edit boot options
  • ESXi two-factor authentication
  • Configure host profiles

Host Management
Network Configuration
  • Distributed virtual switch
  • Edit standard switch portgroup settings
  • Add standard port groups
  • Add physical network adapters
  • Edit TCP/IP stacks
  • Manage physical network adapters (VSS/VDS)
  • Migrate VMs to another network

Host Management
Settings
  • Host VVOL protocol endpoints

Host Management
Storage Devices
  • Erase partition
  • Turn locator LED on and off
  • Mark and unmark flash disk

Host Management
Storage Policy
  • Global view
  • Summary view
  • Monitor view
  • Manage view
  • Related items view
  • VM storage policy assignments read-only view
  • Create and edit storage policy wizard
  • Integrate storage policies in deploy OVF wizard
  • Storage policy delete, check compliance, and reapply
  • Reset VSAN default policy
  • Delete storage policy component

Host Storage
Adapters
  • Rescan storage adapter
  • Enable and disable paths
  • Storage adapters list

Host Storage
iSCSI
  • Edit general settings
  • View iSCSI hardware network settings
  • Add software iSCSI adapter
  • Disable software iSCSI adapter
  • Hardware iSCSI to IPv6 support
  • Add and remove network port binding
  • View static and dynamic discovery target details
  • Add static and dynamic discovery targets
  • Edit adaptor authentication
  • Edit target authentication
  • Remove target
  • Advanced options

Host Storage
Management
  • Edit multipathing policies
  • Attach and detach device
  • Rescan storage
  • Refresh storage system
  • Update SCSI LUN display name
  • Datastore list integration
  • Add and remove software FCoE adapter
  • Host cache configuration
  • Protocol endpoint properties, paths, and datastores
  • I/O filters

Host Storage
Virtual Flash
  • Resource management
  • Host swap cache configuration
  • Add virtual flash resource capacity

Platform
508 Compliance
  • Initial support

Platform
Actions
  • Action button bar

Platform
Advanced search
  • Search for VMs by compliance status

Platform
Docking
  • Drag and drop, close, and restore panes

Platform
Inventory Tree
  • Drag and drop
  • Inline rename
  • Aggregated nodes

Platform
Live Refresh
  • Object navigator live refresh
  • Related lists live refresh

Platform
Object Selector
  • Show recent objects

Platform
Portlets
  • Reorder, expand, collapse, close, and persist portlets

Platform
Recent Objects View
  • View recent object pane

Platform
Related Items Lists
  • Action button bar
  • Filter list
  • Quick filter lists

Platform
Selection Widget
  • Search

Platform
Wizards
  • TIWO (Things I am Working On) wizard
  • Sticked workflows (wizard over wizard)

vApp

  • All edit and display settings
  • All workflows

vCenter
Management
  • Synchronize all VSAN storage providers

VCHA
Management and Deployment
  • All workflows

VM Administration
Compliance
  • Check VM compliance
  • SPBM compliance column in VM list

VM Administration
Deployment
  • Deploy VM from content library wizard

VM Administration
Global Permissions
  • Read only view of global permissions details
  • Create permission
  • Edit existing role of a permission
  • Right click on object to add permission

VM Administration
Profiles
  • Manage VM profiles (including RGs)
  • Batch manage VM profiles

VM Administration
Roles
  • Read only view of roles details
  • Create role
  • Clone role

VM Administration
Single Sign-on
  • SSO users and groups
  • SSO configuration

VM Administration
Storage Policies
  • Reapply storage policies for out-of-date VMs
  • Storage policy components view
  • Create and edit storage policy component dialog
  • Delete storage policy component

VM Administration
Summary
  • VM compliance summary portlet

VM Configuration
VM Edit Settings
  • Device configuration options
  • Adding the hardware devices: exist hard disk, RDM disk, floppy drive, serial port, parallel port, host USB device, USB controller, SCSi device, PCI device, SCSi controller, SATA controller
  • Virtual machine options
  • SDRS rules
  • vApp options

VM Configuration
VM Summary
  • Advanced configuration portlet
  • Virtual machine storage policies portlet
  • vApp details portlet
  • Update manager compliance portlet
  • Video card details in hardware portlet

VM Crypt
All
  • All workflows

VM Customization
Image Customization
  • All workflows

VM Deployment
Deploy OVF/OVA
  • Deploy OVF/OVA

VM Lists
Templates
  • Sorting and filtering by column
Design and semantical differences from the vSphere Web Client 6.5
  • The vSphere Client introduces new visual and interaction design on how column visibility and filtering are managed. It’s done through the columns header.
VM Lists
VMs
  • VM list on vApp
  • Sorting and filtering by column
Design and semantical differences from the vSphere Web Client 6.5
  • The vSphere Client introduces new visual and interaction design on how column visibility and filtering are managed. It’s done through the columns header.
VM Migration
Drag & Drop
  • List to list
  • Tree to list
  • List to tree
  • To and from host outside the cluster
  • To and from virtual machine folder and data center
  • To and from datastore and datastore cluster
  • To and from standard network, opaque network, or distributed port group

VM Migration
Migrate VM
  • Migration to another datastore or datastore cluster
  • Migration of compute and storage
  • Migration requiring a network change
  • Migration to another VMware vCenter cluster
  • Migration of multiple virtual machines at once

VM Migration
Move To
  • All workflows

VM Operations
Install and Upgrade VMware Guest OS Tools
  • Batch mode install, upgrade, and unmount for multiple virtual machines selected from a virtual machine list
  • Client-side checks for insufficient privileges or incorrect states

VM Operations
Power Operations
  • Keyboard shortcuts for power operations
Workaround
  • Open the Guest OS action menu to see the available power operations.
VM Operations
Remote Console
  • Changing preferred console from the gear icon

VM Provisioning
Clone Template to Template
  • All workflows

VM Provisioning
Clone VM to Template
  • All permission checks
Design and semantical differences from the vSphere Web Client 6.5
  • Compatibility check control layout is similar to the vSphere Web Client 6.0 design with no popup when more than a single message is available.
VM Provisioning
Clone and deploy VM from Template
  • All permission checks
  • Cloning virtual machines datastore clusters that are not SDRS enabled
Design and semantical differences from the vSphere Web Client 6.5
  • Compatibility check control layout is similar to the vSphere Web Client 6.0 design with no popup when more than a single message is available.
VM Provisioning
Convert Template to VM
  • All workflows

VM Provisioning
Convert VM to Template
  • Conversion of multiple virtual machines

VM Provisioning
New VM
  • Permission checks on data centers, clusters, folders datastores, and networks
  • Missing devices for hardware customization
  • Creating virtual machines on datastore clusters that are not SDRS enabled
  • Creating virtual machines under resource pool in vApp
Design and semantical differences from the vSphere Web Client 6.5
  • Compatibility check control layout is similar to the vSphere Web Client 6.0 design with no popup when more than a single message is available.
VM Provisioning
Register VM
  • All workflows

VM Provisioning
Remove VM
  • Remove from inventory

VM Snapshot
Snapshot Operations

Design and semantical differences from the vSphere Web Client 6.5
  • The current design is taken from vSphere Web Client 6.0.
VMFS 6

  • Add VMFS 6 version in create VMFS datastore wizard
  • Space reclamation settings
  • Edit space reclamation