The syntax of the vdmadmin command controls its operation.

Use the following form of the vdmadmin command from a Windows command prompt.

vdmadmin command_option [additional_option argument] ...

The additional options that you can use depend on the command option.

By default, the path to the vdmadmin command executable file is C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View\Server\tools\bin. To avoid having to enter the path on the command line, add the path to your PATH environment variable.

You must run the vdmadmin command as a user who is in the Administrators role for a specified action to succeed.

Some vdmadmin command options allow you to specify the format of the output information.

You use the command options of the vdmadmin command to specify the operation that you want it to perform.