Vmplayer is the executable that runs the VMware Player program on the hosted Windows and Linux platforms.
Command line options =
You can start the player with command line options so that it starts with a certain feature that you want to use.
vmplayer [options] /path/to/vmx
--unity : Start with unity enabled -h : hostname or IP on another machine (can be running ESX or VMware Server!) -u <name> : username to login at the host -p <pass> : password to login at the host
Examples: Connect to a remote ESX/ESXi host using player on IP address 10.10.10.10 and select a windows 2003 VM on the datastore1 storage.
vmplayer -h 10.10.10.10 -u "root" -p "password" "[datastore1] W2k3en/W2k3en.vmx"