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How To disable copy and paste operations between the guest operating system and remote console ?

Posted by Preetam on June 5, 2007

How To disable copy and paste operations between the guest operating system and remote console ?

  1. Log on to the VI Client and select the virtual machine from the inventory panel.
  2. The configuration page for this virtual machine appears with the Summary tab displayed.
  3. Click Edit Settings.
  4. Click Options > Advanced > Configuration Parameters to open the Configuration
  5. Parameters dialog box.
  6. Click the Add button

Type the following values in the Name field Value column.

Name Field Value Field

isolation.tools.copy.enable false

isolation.tools.paste.enable false

isolation.tools.setGUIOptions.enable false


The result appears as follows.

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Click OK to close the Configuration Parameters dialog box and then click OK

again to close the Virtual Machine Properties dialog box.

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2 Responses to “How To disable copy and paste operations between the guest operating system and remote console ?”

  1. […] a lot of VMs (well… more than one is a lot). In doing this, I came across these directions from vmzare: How To disable copy and paste operations between the guest operating system and remote console […]

  2. You can also directly edit the .vmx file 🙂

    VMware – Cannot Cut, Copy, or Paste to and from VM’s

    Pete
    PeteNetLive

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