Powering on a virtual machine is the equivalent of powering on a physical machine.
About this task
You cannot power on a virtual machine that has guest customization enabled unless the virtual machine has a current version of VMware Tools installed.
A virtual machine is powered off.
- From the Navigator, select Compute > Virtual Machines.
- Select the virtual machine you want to start.
- From the Power menu, select Power On.
A powered-on virtual machine displays a Powered on status in green.