Restarting Guest OS from ESX 4 console

How to restart guest OS from ESX 4 server console (without VSphere client)?

can some please give the command /procedure?
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For example you have a VM named winxp in datastore named 500G

You can list all VMs : vmware-cmd -l
To get state of winxp : vmware-cmd /vmfs/volumes/500G/winxp/winxp.vmx getstate
To stop winxp : vmware-cmd /vmfs/volumes/500G/winxp/winxp.vmx stop
To start winxp : vmware-cmd /vmfs/volumes/500G/winxp/winxp.vmx start

For more options

vmware-cmd --help
man vmware-cmd

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nappy_dThere are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.Commented:
First, please keep this reference pdf.  It will be helpful.

Next check out around p79.

Here is the command you want <path_to_guest.vmx> reset
nappy_dThere are a 1000 ways to skin the technology cat.Commented:
was typing as ryder0707 posted :)

Here is the pdf manual also for further reading 
nice to see you here again nappy :)
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