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 >> >> >> >>-- >>Aaron Peeler >>Program Manager >>Virtual Computing Lab >>NC State University >> >>All electronic mail messages in connection with State business which >>are sent to or received by this account are subject to the NC Public >>Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties. > > -- Aaron Peeler Program Manager Virtual Computing Lab NC State University All electronic mail messages in connection with State business which are sent to or received by this account are subject to the NC Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties.