To control access to the virtual machine, you can limit the number of simultaneous connections to a virtual machine and lock the guest operating system when the last remote user disconnects from the virtual machine console.

Verify that VMware Tools is installed and running.

To use the Guest OS lock option, verify that you have a Windows XP or later guest operating system.

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Right-click a virtual machine in the inventory and select Edit Settings.

2

Click the VM Options tab, and expand VMware Remote Console Options.

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(Optional) Select Guest OS lock to lock the guest operating system when the last remote user disconnects.

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(Optional) Select Maximum number of sessions to limit the number of simultaneous connections to this virtual machine, and enter a number.

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Click OK.