Execute Guest Command

   

Enables a guest command to be executed on the virtual machine using the VMWare Guest Utility.

 

 

VMWare_ExecuteGuestCommand

 

 

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.

 

Username / Password

The credentials to use to connect to the guest operating system.

 

Guest Command

The command to be executed on the guest operating system, possible commands include:

 

Run a program in Guest OS
Run a program interactively in Guest OS
Check if a file exists in Guest OS
List running processes in Guest OS
Kill a process in Guest OS
Run a script in Guest OS
Delete a file in Guest OS
Rename a file in Guest OS
Create a directory in Guest OS
Delete a directory in Guest OS
List a directory in Guest OS
Write a variable in the VM state
Read a variable in the VM state
Write a variable in the guest environment
Read a variable in the guest environment
Save screen capture of virtual machine to host
Copy a file from the guest operating system to the host
Copy a file from the host to the guest operating system

 

Command Arguments

The arguments that are required by the command.

 

Variable to Set

The variable to store the output of the guest command.