This is a quick how to article on using some basic command line tools to administer VMware server 2 virtual machines running on a Linux system. In my case I am running Vmware Server on Centos 5.4 but I’m sure this will be very similar if not exactly the same on other versions of Linux.
Error: Malformed hostname parameter. For the given service provider, the hostname must be a URL, in the form https://
vmrun -h https://localhost:8333/sdk -u adminusername -p adminpassword list
Total running VMs: 1[standard] XPPro/XPPro.vmx