For login into the VMware console are two ways. One through an SSL connection (port 8333) and second without SSl (port 8222).
Without SSL you can login only from the local machine which wmvare server is installed. Each connection attempt from a remote host to the VMware Server console on port 8222 will be redirected to the SSL channel to port 8333.

In this article I will show you how to disable SSL protocol and redirect to port 8333 in VMware Server 2.0 in Debian Squeeze.

Step1.  Shut down the vmware server:

[php]/etc/init.d/vmware stop
/etc/init.d/vmware-mgmt stop[/php]

Step2. Do a copy of  existing proxy.xml file and modify proxy.xml file:

[php]cp /etc/vmware/hostd/proxy.xml   /etc/vmware/hostd/proxy.xml_bak[/php]

Now open the proxy.xml file and replace all occurrences of the values “httpsWithRedirectwith  “httpAndHttps”

Step3.  Now you can start up vmware server:

[php]/etc/init.d/vmware start
/etc/init.d/vmware-mgmt start[/php]


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