The easiest way is to use the vmware console.

Log into the vmware host CSB2 and run the command
vmware &

You can either modify the .vmx file or edit the settings via the vmware console.

Aaron

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
> Aaron,
>
>  Thanks for your answer. How can I load my VM using vmguest-1? What
> command should I use? Do I need to modify the .vmx file to add the static
> IP address for my new VM?
>
> Thanks,
> Lei
>
> On 10/5/11 11:54 AM, "Aaron Peeler" <fapee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:
>
>>Hello Lei,
>>
>>When prompted for the computer name/IP, you will want to enter
>>vmguest-1. The vm needs to be running and you need to be able to login
>>via ssh identity keys from your management node.
>>
>>Aaron
>>
>>
>>On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:26 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>>    I am following the instruction of creating a base linux image
>>> (https://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/create-a-linux-base-image.html) , but I am
>>> very confused about the document, and would appreciate any help. I have
>>>the
>>> following settings:
>>>   1. Blade #1: management code
>>>   2. Blade #2: a compute node (name: CSB2, VM host computer running
>>>CentOS
>>> 5.5 and VMware server 1.x. It has been added into the VCL database)
>>>   3. Two guest VMs (vmguest-1, vmguest-2) assigned to the VM host
>>>(CSB2)
>>> using the vcl website.
>>>   I have created a new virtual machine using VMware console in CSB2.
>>>Now I
>>> would like  to capture it. After setting up the  network of the VM, I
>>>run
>>> vcld -setup on the management node. When it asks for the computer
>>>name/IP,
>>> and here is my confusion. If I enter CSB2, then it changes the network
>>> configuration of CSB2 and then shut down the node, which made the entire
>>> process failed. If I enter vmguest-1, it couldn't finish the capture
>>>either
>>> since vmguest-1 is not running. What's wrong in my process? I have read
>>>the
>>> document several times, but cannot figure it out. Can anyone please
>>>help?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Lei Huang
>>
>>
>>
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>>Aaron Peeler
>>Program Manager
>>Virtual Computing Lab
>>NC State University
>>
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