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Virtual Server Action

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The Virtual Server action performs an operation one or more Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machines.  See here for options for automating build steps within a virtual machine.


When the step completes, the following temporary macros are created or updated:

For the Report operation, the state of the last matching PC will be stored in the VIRTUALSERVER_VM_STATE temporary macro.


Operation Tab


Parameters Tab


Text Tab



This action has been tested with Virtual Server 2005 and may work with other versions as well.  Either Virtual Server or the Virtual Machine Remote Control Client Plus (including the COM component) must be installed on the machine where Visual Build is installed.
By default, this action is not displayed (existing steps will still be displayed in the Step panes and will build normally).  To show all hidden actions, right-click in the Actions pane and choose Show Hidden.