You can use the VMware Remote Console to troubleshoot virtual machine errors or nonresponsive guest operating systems.

Select an option to troubleshoot a specific virtual machine issue.

Option

Action

View the Virtual Machine Message Log

In the VMware Remote Console window, select VMware Remote Console > Troubleshoot > Message Log.

Send Ctrl+Alt+Delete to the Guest Operating System

In the VMware Remote Console window, select VMware Remote Console > Troubleshoot > Send Ctrl+Alt+Del.

Reset Your Virtual Machine

In the VMware Remote Console window, select VMware Remote Console > Troubleshoot > Reset.

Suspend and Exit Your Virtual Machine

In the VMware Remote Console window, select VMware Remote Console > Troubleshoot > Suspend and Exit.

Power Off and Exit Your Virtual Machine

In the VMware Remote Console window, select VMware Remote Console > Troubleshoot > Power Off and Exit.