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IT Automation Activities
Last updated Mar 8, 2024

Run Program in VM



This activity runs a program in a given virtual machine.

Project compatibility

Windows | Cross-platform


  • Virtual Machine - Identifies the virtual machine on which the operation is performed.
  • Program - Specifies the absolute path to the program to run in the Guest OS.
  • Username - Specifies the Guest OS username under which the program is executed.
  • Password - Specifies the password for the provided username.
  • Program Arguments - Specifies the arguments to the program.
  • Program Working Directory - Specifies the absolute path of the working directory for the program to be run. VMware recommends explicitly setting the working directory for the program to be run.
  • Wait for Completion - If set to On, the activity waits to complete before moving to the next activity, but no longer than the value specified in the Timeout field. Default value is On.
  • Timeout (seconds) - Specifies how long to wait (in seconds) for the activity to run before an error is thrown. The default value is 30 seconds.
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