Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) for VE 7.1 plugin is not available/working in your vSphere 5.x webclient?

The Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) for VE 7.1 Plugin is not available in your vSphere 5.x webclient or you get the following error message:

“Script plug-in was blocked because the current settings only allow https URLs. To allow less secure http URLs add allowHttp=true to webclient.properties”

webclient TDP for VE 71


Connect to the server where the vSphere Web Client is running and navigate to the following file:

  • C:\ProgramData\VMware\vSphere Web Client\webclient.properties

Edit the webclient.properties file and add the following flags at the bottom of the file:

allowHttp = true

scriptPlugin.enabled = true

After adding these lines, log-on again to your webclient. The plugin is now available in the home-tab and ready to use:

plugin webclient TSM

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