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VMware Workstation – No Experience Necessary by Sander Van Vugt

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Using VNC for remote virtual machine access

In the previous section, you have learned how to create shared virtual machines within VMware. This option is useful if you want to share virtual machines with other users who are also using VMware. On the other hand, to access shared virtual machines from a remote computer that doesn't run VMware, this approach doesn't work and you will need something else. VNC might be a good solution.

VNC is a generic protocol that you can use on any operating system to provide remote access. It works from physical computers as well as virtual machines. To open a virtual machine for VNC access, you can use the setup procedure for your specific operating system. Alternatively, you can also use the VMware Workstation ...

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