You can run a virtual machine so that it collects debugging information and statistics that are helpful to VMware technical support in resolving issues.


  1. Click the Options tab and click Advanced > General.
  2. To enable debugging mode, select an option from the Debugging and Statistics section.



    Run normally

    Collects debugging information.

    Record debugging information

    Collects debugging and performance information. Use this option to aid troubleshooting when the guest operating system crashes or is not behaving properly.