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Power off / Restart a VM – Command line


You need to restart or power off a vm from command line.



For ESXi 4.0 run the following commands

To list all VM`s currently up run….

vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms

To power off a specific VM run…

vim-cmd vmsvc/power.off <vm id>

To restart a VM then run..

vim-cmd vmsvc/power.restart <vm-id>

Tags: command line, VM

Allen White

Allen is an IT Consultant and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5, 6 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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