Virtualization File Types

Many of these terms/files serve multiple functions and are not to imply a 1-to-1 portability between vendors.   This comparison is to show the loose similarities.  The article focuses on business-level, server-based terms, meaning ESXi and filetypes may be different for Windows/Linux VMware Workstation hosts as well as Microsoft Virtual PC, Virtual Server,...

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VMware Tools.conf missing

VMware often advises to make changes to a virtual machine’s tools.conf file to workaround or remedy certain situations.  An example is shown in this VMware KB article: Upgrading to VMware Tools causes logs to spew events In Windows, the tools.conf is typically here: C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware Tools\ And in Linux, here: /etc/vmware-tools/ The problem is that in many instances, there is no...

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