Depending on your permissions, you can use vSphere Web Access to change the power state of the virtual machine.

If you installed VMware Tools on a virtual machine, you can use the Reset, Power Off, and Suspend buttons to restart , shut down, and suspend the guest operating system.

To change a virtual machine’s power state, click the button in the toolbar for that power state.

Option

Action

Power Off

Powers off the virtual machine.

Suspend

Suspends the virtual machine.

Power On

Powers on the virtual machine.

Reset

Resets the virtual machine.