How to change vSphere Client Locale

Changing vSphere Client Locale

By default vSphere client will we started in the locale which is defined at your system level. You can very easily change the locale for your vSphere client. Follow the steps mentioned below to do so:

1: Open Command Prompt and navigate into the directory where VPXClient resides (default is “C:\Program Files\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher”).

Following locales are supported

en_us English
de_de German
fr_fr French
Ja Japanese
Ko Korean
zh_cn Simplified Chinese

2: Start vpxclient.exe –locale xx where xx is the locale which you want to set.

3: For E.g you want to start your vSphere client in Japanese language then type the command

vpxclient.exe –locale ja

Now launch your vSphere client. It will be launched in Japanese language.



About Alex Hunt

Hi All I am Manish Kumar Jha aka Alex Hunt. I am currently working in VMware Software India Pvt Ltd as Operations System Engineer (vCloud Air Operations). I have around 5 Years of IT experience and have exposure on VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, RHEL and modern data center technologies like Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus 1000v and NSX. If you find any post informational to you please press like and share it across social media and leave your comments if you want to discuss further on any post. Disclaimer: All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. I don’t make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this blog is strictly at your own risk. The Views and opinions published on this blog are my own and not the opinions of my employer or any of the vendors of the product discussed.
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