For people's reference (perhaps this is somewhere in the beta docs - haven't seen it) Here's what amount
to "man vmwware-tools-cmd" after installing vmwareools in a CentOS 5.8 VM (under Ubuntu 12.04)
There should be an equivalent in Windows - how to run it??
Usage: ./vmware-toolbox-cmd <command> Type './vmware-toolbox-cmd help <command>' for help on a specific comma= nd. Type './vmware-toolbox-cmd -v' to see the VMware Tools version. Use '-q' option to suppress stdout output. Most commands take a subcommand. Available commands: device disk script stat timesync device: functions related to the virtual machine's hardware devices Usage: ./vmware-toolbox-cmd device <subcommand> =5Bargs=5D dev is the name of the device. Subcommands: enable <dev>: enable the device dev disable <dev>: disable the device dev list: list all available devices status <dev>: print the status of a device disk: perform disk shrink operations Usage: ./vmware-toolbox-cmd disk <subcommand> =5Bargs=5D Subcommands: list: list available locations shrink <location>: wipes and shrinks a file system at the given loc= ation shrinkonly: shrinks all disks wipe <location>: wipes a file system at the given location Usage: ./vmware-toolbox-cmd script <power=7Cresume=7Csuspend=7Cshutdown=
<subcommand> =5Bargs=5D Subcommands: enable: enable the given script and restore its path to the default= disable: disable the given script set <full_path>: set the given script to the given path default: print the default path of the given script current: print the current path of the given script Usage: ./vmware-toolbox-cmd stat <subcommand> Subcommands: hosttime: print the host time speed: print the CPU speed in MHz ESX guests only subcommands: sessionid: print the current session id balloon: print memory ballooning information swap: print memory swapping information memlimit: print memory limit information memres: print memory reservation information cpures: print CPU reservation information cpulimit: print CPU limit information Usage: ./vmware-toolbox-cmd timesync <subcommand> Subcommands: enable: enable time synchronization disable: disable time synchronization status: print the time synchronization status