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Is there anyway to investigate why my vmware server virtual machines were all suddenly shutdown?

Any logs i can check on?

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migrated from stackoverflow.com May 16 '10 at 1:57

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this might be a question for ServerFault rather than StackOverflow – Fuzz May 16 '10 at 1:42
    
Let's migrate it to SuperUser instead! – ta.speot.is May 16 '10 at 2:27

I had this problem, but it turned out I misconfigured the server. Log onto VMware Infrastructure Web Access and under "Edit Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown" that the machines are set to either suspend or shut down when the host service is stopping. Otherwise VMware will turn them off.

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