Personally, I like the feature. Not seen the session bug that you're experiencing, that could get annoying... though clicking on the 'X' closes the alert and removes the scrollbars.
Note: If you access the console tab in VC, then open the standalone Console window, this WILL trigger the alert bar.
Anyway, I would like to see some additional functionality here. Such as being alerted BEFORE another user is allowed to access the console - so they can't take over your session with your credentials active (unless you approve the action).
I second what the original poster said... this is very annoying. I can see it having value for some situations, but you should be able to turn it off. It keeps popping up over and over, so that it's now just a routine to close the silly thing, and therefore it has no security value. Like he said, it disrupts work by scrolling down and adding a vertical scrollbar which
triggers a horizontal scrollbar and then hides your last line of text (or your taskbar). And you can't resize the console window any bigger unless you go full-screen, so you're stuck with the
scrollbars until you hide the message. Annoying and useless.
Why has this not been addressed by VMWARE? I too find this ABSOLUTLY ANNOYING!!!! Can someone from development please at least respond to this thread and let us know if it's going to be dealt with or how to disable it.
I aggree with the original poster. It is very annoying. it would be much better if at least it did not appear within the virual machine's console window.
It would be nice if at least a configurable "dissapear after a x seconds timeout" option existed...
Yes I too aggree with the original poster. It is very annoying.
It would indeed be much better if it did not appear within the virual machine's console window.
Or faded away after x seconds
Come on VMWare answer the question please.