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Every time I try to revert Virtual Machines from the command line on my server, with the machine powered ON or OFF, the vmrun.exe hits the timeout after about 1.5 minutes. Is there a way to work around this? Other than vSphere PowerCLI. Has anyone else had this issue?

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Need more details. Like Guest OS, .vmx file contents, status of CPU/RAM usage on host etc. – Saurabh Barjatiya Nov 13 '10 at 1:47
Windows XP Guest OS, CPU/RAM usage is minimal. – wfoster Nov 14 '10 at 0:18

I'm assuming you mean reverting a snapshot? PowerCLI lets you do the operation synchronously or asynchronously. If the operation works via vCenter, but takes a long time, perhaps PowerCLI would help?

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Yeah, I'm aware that PowerCLI can do it but this is happening in a script and the timeout is what is getting me. I would rather do it from cmd with vmrun.exe. – wfoster Nov 14 '10 at 0:20

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