The sm_plist utility identifies all VMware Smart Assurance programs that are running for any product on your machine. You can use the sm_plist utility whenever you need to identify VMware Smart Assurance programs that are running (for example, before applying a service pack or patch and uninstalling the product software).
To use the utility, invoke itfrom the BASEDIR/smarts/script directory. The utility displays active programs in a window:
Go to the BASEDIR/smarts/script directory.
Start the sm_plist utility:
On UNIX, enter
./sm_plist.sh <BASEDIR2> cscript sm_plist.vbs <BASEDIR2>