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I am doing a bit of research into ESX vs ESXi and am not entirely sure if vMA is part of the management console running next to the vmkernel in ESXi, or a remote tool that interfaces with the management console?

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Is vSphere vMA installed on the server, or remote client?

Neither. vSphere Management Assistant is a virtual machine that you deploy inside your VMWare environment.

It is a remote tool that interfaces with your VMWare environment.

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So what is running the virtual machine? It is run by the hypervisor that is running all of the other servers you have virtualized? –  BobTurbo Aug 1 '10 at 2:08

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