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What is a VMX file?
Last Updated: 30th January, 2020
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Hereof, what does VMX mean?
VMX stands for VMWareConfigurationFile.
Similarly, what is a .vmdk file? VMDK (short for Virtual Machine Disk) isafile format that describes containers for virtual harddiskdrives to be used in virtual machines like VMware WorkstationorVirtualBox.
Also Know, how do I open a VMX file?
To edit the .vmx file:
- Shut down the virtual machine.
- Locate the virtual machine's files.
- Open the virtual machine's configuration file (.vmx) in atexteditor.
- Add or edit lines as needed.
- When finished, save the changes by using the save option inthetext editor.
- Exit the text editor.
Where is the VMX file located?
The .vmx file is typically located inthedirectory where you created the virtual machine. In Linux, runthevmware-cmd -l command to list the full path to allregistered.vmx files. For ESXi/ESX, thevmInventory.xml(located in /etc/vmware/hostd) contains the.vmx filepath of every virtual machine registered toit.