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   * [[VMware Server on Ubuntu]]   * [[VMware Server on Ubuntu]]
  
-The vmware-server-2 web interface can be rather annoying to use. fortunately,​ the VMware Infrastructure Client can be used to talk to vmware-server instead. The installer for this is actually provided with the vmware-server installation,​ but does not seem to be linked anywhere from the web interface. To get a copy for yourself, visit https://​vmware.sihnon.net:​8333/​client\VMware-viclient.exe,​ where <tt>vmware.sihnon.net</​tt> ​is the hostname of your machine.+The vmware-server-2 web interface can be rather annoying to use. fortunately,​ the VMware Infrastructure Client can be used to talk to vmware-server instead. The installer for this is actually provided with the vmware-server installation,​ but does not seem to be linked anywhere from the web interface. To get a copy for yourself, visit https://​vmware.sihnon.net:​8333/​client\VMware-viclient.exe,​ where ''​vmware.sihnon.net'' ​is the hostname of your machine.
  
 ===== Troubleshooting VMware Server ===== ===== Troubleshooting VMware Server =====
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  The VMware Host Agent service terminated with service-specific error 4294967295 (0xFFFFFFFF).  The VMware Host Agent service terminated with service-specific error 4294967295 (0xFFFFFFFF).
  
-Then it is highly likely that the file <tt>c:​\ProgramData\VMware\VMware Server\hostd\datastores.xml</​tt> ​file has become corrupt. Check and remove it, then copy the datastores.xml.original file in its place and the service should start up.+Then it is highly likely that the file ''​c:​\ProgramData\VMware\VMware Server\hostd\datastores.xml'' ​file has become corrupt. Check and remove it, then copy the datastores.xml.original file in its place and the service should start up.
  
 ==== "host clock rate change request"​ Messages in Syslog ==== ==== "host clock rate change request"​ Messages in Syslog ====
-On Ubuntu, edit the syslog configuration, ​<tt>/​etc/​syslog.conf</tt>>+On Ubuntu, edit the syslog configuration, ​''​/​etc/​syslog.conf''​>
  
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  ​*.*;​auth,​authpriv.none;​kern.!=debug ​    ​-/​var/​log/​syslog  ​*.*;​auth,​authpriv.none;​kern.!=debug ​    ​-/​var/​log/​syslog
  
-Alternatively,​ add <tt>;​kern.!=debug</​tt> ​to the end of the first half of the line. This will remove kernel debug messages from syslog.+Alternatively,​ add ''​;​kern.!=debug'' ​to the end of the first half of the line. This will remove kernel debug messages from syslog.
  
 ==== "You do not have permissions to login to the server"​ ==== ==== "You do not have permissions to login to the server"​ ====
-Only members of the vmware admin group may log into vmware. This user is set by the <tt>vmware-config</​tt> ​script at install time, and defaults to <tt>vmware</​tt> ​on gentoo. Ensure that your user appears in this group with:+Only members of the vmware admin group may log into vmware. This user is set by the ''​vmware-config'' ​script at install time, and defaults to ''​vmware'' ​on gentoo. Ensure that your user appears in this group with:
 {{Command|<​code bash> {{Command|<​code bash>
 getent group vmware getent group vmware
vmware.txt · Last modified: 2014/11/24 02:11 by ben