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chicojr
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Bloated vminst.log

I have a couple windows 2008 servers of which are running low on disk space and noticing the following file (vminst.log) in c:\windows\temp that is over 30gb.

* What is it specifically

* is this normal

* how can I resolve size issue

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Lalegre
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Hey chicojr​,

That log is for the VMware Tools installation and the issue you are facing is that the log is growing exponentially because it got locked by a process and it cannot be deleted automatically by the application. Please follow the next KB that should fix your issue: VMware Knowledge Base

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Hey chicojr​,

That log is for the VMware Tools installation and the issue you are facing is that the log is growing exponentially because it got locked by a process and it cannot be deleted automatically by the application. Please follow the next KB that should fix your issue: VMware Knowledge Base

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