troubleshooting Question

Unable to access machine through vm console

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VMwareWindows Server 2008Windows Server 2003
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I have  vc running infra on 4.1,most of the times..what i have observed even if vmware tools are installed..

I am unable to get login into vm..due to keyword are not coming properly..even if all fine on my keyboard ..!!

recently was trying to use key \ from my keyboard..used all the keys from keyboard..but was unable to get it typed there in console to give my cred.and this is well known issue in my whole vm infra..

how this can be rectified?

how to know if vm is really need vm tool upgrade?

what if vm tool upgraded but unable to use keys from keyboard properly..?

is there any virtual/soft keyboard we cane use type there in vm console?

and also feel very slowness when using muse/keyboard under vm console for my win 2k3/2k8 server..?any bets practice to fix this issue?

and do we have alternate way like if rdp not running for os then to get the access properly..for vm console?
Michael Worsham
Cloud/Infrastructure Solutions Architect

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