When setting up a serious test environment, it may be useful to make the machines accessible from a distance. Even if you're using VMware Workstation on your own computer, there are different ways in which you can accomplish this. In this chapter, you'll read how to use VNC, the VMware web service, and VNC on individual machines to access virtual machines remotely.
If you're running a big test environment with multiple virtual machines, it can be useful to enable remote access. Generically speaking, there are three different methods to do this:
The first method is by using the VMware web service. This approach allows you to enable access to all virtual machines that you're hosting in an easy way.
The second method is by enabling VNC remote access on individual virtual machines.
The third method is by using an external solution such as TeamViewer, which allows remote access to the host computer and everything running on it. This is great if the host...