Use the datastore file browser to upload files to datastores accessible to ESXi hosts. In addition to their traditional use as a storage for virtual machines files, datastores can serve Browse to Datastores in the vSphere Web Client navigator. The datastore file browser allows you to manage the contents of datastores in the vSphere Web Client. You can upload an ISO image file to a datastore from your local computer. You can do this See Install the Client Integration Plug-In in the vSphere Web Client.
This post lists several ways to upload files to a VMware vSphere datastore. I will show you how to upload via the vSphere web client and then. There are a variety of ways to upload files. In this quick post we will take a look at uploading via ESXi host, vCenter Server web client, WinSCP. Many errors you will encounter relating to downloading or uploading files to a datastore using the vsphere web client or the HTML5 UI client will.
You can initiate the file transfer using the vSphere Web/C# Client, however this process can be quite tedious when having to manually upload. Login to vSphere Web Client. Try to upload a file to a Datastore and receive the message: "The operation failed for an undetermined reason. I have been asked a few times, how do I upload files to a datastore, using the vSphere Web Client? I thought that it would be as easy as it is in.