As many of the users who used the previous version of the VMware Server, there were no shortcuts on your desktop which provide direct access to the VM console without logging into the web console.On VMware Server 2.0, you will have the flexibility of doing this which is placing a shortcut on your desktop and allow you to log in to the VM console directly.

With this new features, the system administrator may not require to access the web console just because the need the access to the VM console. Of course, the traditional way of accessing the VM console will able to done through the web console still.

Attach is the screen shots for references.

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You will expect to see the similiar screen on ESX 4 if they put it on the next release