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Creating from the Command Line

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Creating VMs from the command line

  • create the vmx file (well documented format)
  • create the disk image (using vmdiskmanager on GSX, or vmware-vdiskmanager on Server)
  • register the VM using "vmware-cmd -s register <path to vmx file>"
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