You can display information about host time and CPU speed. For virtual machines hosted in a vSphere environment, you can display additional information about memory and CPU reservations and limits.
- Determine what status information to display. See Subcommands for the stat Command.
- If you plan to script commands and need to know what the exit codes are, see Exit Codes for the VMware Tools Configuration Utility.
- Open a command prompt or terminal in the guest operating system.
- Change to the VMware Tools installation directory.
Operating System Default Path Windows C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools Linux and Solaris /usr/sbin FreeBSD /usr/local/sbin Mac OS X /Library/Application Support/VMware Tools
- Type the command to display the status information.
utility-name stat subcommand
Option Action utility-name (On Windows) Use VMwareToolboxCmd.exe. utility-name (On Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD) Use vmware-toolbox-cmd. utility-name (On Mac OS X) Use vmware-tools-cli. subcommand Use hosttime or speed, or, if applicable, one of the subcommands available for virtual machines hosted in a vSphere environment.