Paste into a VMWare VM
December 16, 2019 — 15:33

Author: silver  Category: virtualization  Comments: Off

Tired of typing that root (or admin) password into console? Thanks to the always excellent there’s an easier method now. It works with all kinds of text by sending usb scan codes.

It uses an object VMware.Vim.UsbScanCodeSpecKeyEvent which is used with $vm.PutUsbScanCodes()

However, ready to use PS and GO code is already provided. Using PowerShell this can be combined with Get-Credential for example.

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