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Shedule A revert snapshot task in ESX3.5

Posted on 2008-10-30
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Hi everyone-

I am looking into how to set a task or to script the reverting of a VM in ESX 3.5 from a snapshot.   in the Scheduled Tasks Menu there is not such cron job task.   How would one go about getting machines revert from a script or task.
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From http://www.esxguide.com/esx/content/view/2/25/

The command should be something like:
vmware-cmd vmfs/volume/vmfslabel/VMName/VMName.vmx revertsnapshot

This article discusses using crontab to schedule a task like this:
http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=121
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