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How can I suspend a VM on VMware workstation via Powershell ?

As there is no API for Powershell in VMware worksation, we need to use the built-in tool called ‘vmrun.exe” This utility can be used to control virtual machines and allows the following operations: start (power on), stop (power off), reset (reboot), suspend (but allow local work to resume), pause (without interrupting), and unpause (continue) =====Suspend […]

How can I remove hidden network adapters from my Hyper-V / VMware Windows Virtual Machine

When using Windows based virtual machines, especially those deployed from templates, you may occasionally receive the notification “The IP address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX you have entered for this network adapter is already assigned to another adapter” This issue occurs if a network adapter with the same IP address is in the Windows registry but is hidden in the Device Manager (My Computer […]

Cannot Deploy Template / Orphaned Template

Right click on your orphaned template Select “Remove from Inventory” From the host you would like the template to reside on… Select you host Select the “Configuration” tab Select “Storage” under the Hardware pane Double click on the storage device in the right pane..this will bring up the “Datastore Browser” Browse to your orphaned template’s […]