Change Virtual Machine State

   

The VMWare - Change Virtual Machine State action enables you to connect to a VMWare instance and change the state of a virtual machine.

 

 

VMWare_ChangeState

 

 

Virtual Machine

The name of the virtual machine which you wish to change the state. A list of the current virtual machines can be obtained using the List Virtual Machines action.

 

New State

The state you wish the virtual machine to be changed to, the possible values are:

 

Start - Starts the virtual machine.
Stop [Soft] - Stops the virtual machine using the operating system's shutdown procedure.
Stop [Hard] - Shuts off the virtual machine.
Reset [Soft] - Resets the virtual machine using the operating system's restart procedure.
Reset [Hard] - Resets the virtual machine without letting the operating system shutdown.
Suspend - Suspends the virtual machine.
Pause - Pauses the virtual machine.
Unpause - Resumes a previously paused virtual machine.