[CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed

Mon Apr 26 18:01:18 UTC 2010
Rainer Duffner <rainer at ultra-secure.de>

Am 26.04.2010 um 19:52 schrieb Kwan Lowe:

> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Les Mikesell  
> <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4/26/2010 12:36 PM, Agnello George wrote:
>>> I had installed the vmware server ( VMware- 
>>> server-2.0.1-156745.i386 ) on
>>> my CentOS 5 box how ever i am not able to  to find the command
>>> vmware-server-console . Do i need to install that RPM separately .
>> The 2.x server doesn't have a separate console program like the 1.x
>> series did - remote access is browser-based.  Connect via http on  
>> port
>> 8882 or https on 8883.  But, there are problems with the glibc  
>> library
>> in RHEL/CentOS5 updates that may not be resolved yet.  Do you even  
>> have
>> the server running?
> There's the glibc issue that's still unresolved.  There's another
> issue with using Firefox as the admin client. It *might* let you in,
> but the console plugin doesn't appear to be working again. Only client
> that works for me is InternetExploder.

I switched to ESX4i and use a Windows VM with VI-Client to manage it -  
there's no other way to do it, unfortunately.
For something that works on Windows exclusively (Dot-Net...), it's  
horribly slow and buggy.
I don't see how a Java-solution would have been slower.