Customizing virtual machine settings (VMware Desktop)

The customization options that are available through the VMware Desktop (Fusion and Workstation) are somewhat limited in comparison to VirtualBox. VMware does not publish a documented API to control virtual machines in the desktop environment (the Vagrant documentation only provides a firm example to configure the amount of RAM and CPU).

This example will demonstrate configuring RAM and CPU using the VMware Fusion provider.

Getting ready

Modifying runtime parameters of a virtual machine are dependent on the commands exposed by the hypervisor application. In the case of VMware Desktop products, this takes the form of key/value pairs that the runtime maintains in a vmx file. Vagrant essentially ...

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