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I have seen some documentation about a "Record/Replay VM activity" feature in VMware workstation 6 and 7 here :

But I don't find that feature in my VMWare Workstation 10. I don't find any manual for the 10th version by the way.

Do you know if that feature has been removed ? Or do you know where I can find the feature in VMware Workstation 10 (or 9) ?

Thanks in advance,

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This feature was removed in VMware Workstation 8 (released September 14, 2011).

There's http://rr-project.org/ (Linux-only), which provides low-overhead (I believe typically under 1.5x) record/replay, and gdb interface. Mozilla developers now use it to debug intermittent failures in Firefox.

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Unfortunately the video capturing function was removed from VMware Workstation 10 because there were serious problems regarding quality and the functionality overall. See for example: Workstation 9 Movie Capture of Console screen doesn't work.

The function removal is being discussed and was confirmed by a VMware representative in this thread: Where is the "capture movie" menu option ?

Description of this function has also been removed from the product documentation.

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    I'm talking about the "Recording and Replaying Virtual Machine Activity" not about the Video capturing feature. But they have maybe removed both features at the same time. Any other idea ? :) – Steeve Nov 7 '13 at 13:35

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