Host File
Before connecting to vmware from home you must configure your hosts file.  This only needs to be done once.  Instructions for doing this on Windows, Linux, MAC and Chrome Book are provided here:    
        Configuring your hosts file

After configuring your hosts file, use Chrome or FireFox to connect.   Chrome is the recommended browser.  The below document walks you through using Chrome to connect:   
         vSphere Web Client  - Chrome 
Use this link to login:

    VMWare Login