Ever need to convert your VMware snapshots to memory dumps? here’s how

As most VMware admins should probably know vmware snapshot or suspend states files are a copy of the Physical memory and are convertible into a Full Memory dump which of course is the bedrock of finding out root causes for issues like hangs/BSOD’s etc

Below is a cool VMware fling called vmss2core that converts your .vmsn/.vmss file extensions to memory dumps

https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vmss2core

Nice!

 

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