Name

VixVM_LogoutFromGuest

Description

VixHandle
VixVM_LogoutFromGuest(VixHandle vmHandle,
                      VixEventProc *callbackProc,
                      void *clientData);

This function removes any guest operating system authentication context created by a previous call to VixVM_LoginInGuest().

Parameters

vmHandle
Identifies a virtual machine. Call VixVM_Open() to create a virtual machine handle.
callbackProc
A callback function that will be invoked when the operation is complete.
clientData
A parameter that will be passed to the callbackProc function.

Return Value

VixHandle. A job handle that describes the state of this asynchronous operation.

Remarks

Side Effects

None.

Requirements

vix.h, since VMware Workstation 6.0
Minimum Supported Guest OS: Microsoft Windows NT Series, Linux

Example

This example copies a compiled object file from a virtual machine to be run on the host.
VixError err = VIX_OK;
VixHandle hostHandle = VIX_INVALID_HANDLE;
VixHandle jobHandle = VIX_INVALID_HANDLE;
VixHandle vmHandle = VIX_INVALID_HANDLE;

jobHandle = VixHost_Connect(VIX_API_VERSION,
                            VIX_SERVICEPROVIDER_VMWARE_WORKSTATION,
                            NULL, // hostName
                            0, // hostPort
                            NULL, // userName
                            NULL, // password
                            0, // options
                            VIX_INVALID_HANDLE, // propertyListHandle
                            NULL, // callbackProc
                            NULL); // clientData

err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle,
                  VIX_PROPERTY_JOB_RESULT_HANDLE,
                  &hostHandle,
                  VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);

if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}
Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);

jobHandle = VixVM_Open(hostHandle,
                       "c:\\Virtual Machines\\vm1\\win2000.vmx",
                       NULL, // callbackProc
                       NULL); // clientData
                       
err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle,
                  VIX_PROPERTY_JOB_RESULT_HANDLE,
                  &vmHandle,
                  VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);
if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}

Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);

// Power on the virtual machine before copying file.
jobHandle = VixVM_PowerOn(vmHandle,
                          0, // powerOnOptions
                          VIX_INVALID_HANDLE, // propertyListHandle
                          NULL, // callbackProc
                          NULL); // clientData

err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle,VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);
if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}

Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);

// Wait until guest is completely booted.
jobHandle = VixVM_WaitForToolsInGuest(vmHandle,
                                      300, // timeoutInSeconds
                                      NULL, // callbackProc
                                      NULL); // clientData

err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle, VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);
if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}

Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);

// Authenticate for guest operations.
jobHandle = VixVM_LoginInGuest(vmHandle,
                               "vixuser", // userName
                               "secret", // password
                               0, // options
                               NULL, // callbackProc
                               NULL); // clientData

err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle, VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);
if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}

Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);

// Copy the file.
jobHandle = VixVM_CopyFileFromGuestToHost(vmHandle,
                                          "c:\\guestDir\\helloworld.o",  // src name
                                          "c:\\hostDir\\helloworld.o", // dest name
                                          0, // options
                                          VIX_INVALID_HANDLE, // propertyListHandle
                                          NULL, // callbackProc
                                          NULL); // clientData
err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle, VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);

if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}

Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);

// Clear the authentication
jobHandle = VixVM_LogoutFromGuest(vmHandle,
                                  NULL, // callbackProc
                                  NULL); // clientData

err = VixJob_Wait(jobHandle, VIX_PROPERTY_NONE);
if (VIX_OK != err) {
   // Handle the error...
   goto abort;
}

abort:
Vix_ReleaseHandle(jobHandle);
Vix_ReleaseHandle(vmHandle);
VixHost_Disconnect(hostHandle);

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