Webmks option not available when setting the VMWare Console Support in the UI

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Cloudforms 4.x


  • When trying to use WebMKS in CloudForms the following error is displayed:
The web-based WebMKS console is not available because the required libraries aren't installed


  • The WebMKS SDK can be downloaded here.
  • On the UI appliances create a folder titled webmks in the /var/www/miq/vmdb/public/ directory.
  • Extract the contents of the downloaded WebMKS SDK zip file into the webmks folder.
  • Refresh the settings page in the CloudForms UI for the changes to take effect.

Root Cause

Due to VMware licensing restrictions Red Hat cannot ship WebMKS SDK in CloudForms.

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