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Killing the running process of a Virtual Machine in the host service console

30/06/2009 12:00

If a Virtual Machine is showing as being Powered On when it is off, or in a hung state and can't be restarted through the console or by using the vmware-cmd commands. Run the following commands:


Finds the process ID of the affected Virtual Machine:

ps -auwx | grep -i


Then stop the process running allowing you to power on the Virtual Machine again properly:

kill -9 <PID found above>

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