Managing the State of the Virtual Machines

As you learned in Chapter 4, the virtual machine can exist in many states. The current state of the virtual machine determines what states the virtual machine can transition into. In this section, you will learn or review the available state transition commands. Some of these were covered in earlier chapters, but are provided here for completeness.

Starting Virtual Machines

The most basic of the virtual machine commands is to start the virtual machine. How to perform this function is detailed in the following table:

Management Application Description
VM Manager Select the virtual machine by clicking its radio button and click the Power On button. The status of the virtual machine will change to Running. ...

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