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Automatically restart Virtual Machine after power cut

Hi Experts, is there a way to configure VMware Server 2.0 or a virtual machine itself to power itself back on in the event of a power cut or when the host is restarted? I am using VMware Server 2 the free edition with web access
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IanThCommented:
no imho however it is available in v3.5 and v4/v4.1 which are still free esxi
whar are you using v2 ?
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takwirirarAuthor Commented:
Where do I download this new version? I clicked Check for updates and it only shows me 2.x
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takwirirarAuthor Commented:
I am on this page http://www.vmware.com/support/
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pritamduttCommented:
In short : Yes It is Possible


Steps required.
1. Logon to your Web Console
2. Click on the Name of Hosting Machine (You should see this on Left Pane, in Inventory)
3. Once Clicked .. On the Extreme Right you would see Configure Options
4. Under Configure Options you will find Edit Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown Settings. Click on this
5. You would get an Popup window with Title  Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown Settings.
There you would see an Check Box to enable automatic starting of machines.
 Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown Settings
Further down you would see further options to order startup of multiple machines.

Hope this helps.!
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takwirirarAuthor Commented:
Exactly what I needed. Thanks!
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