The Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) supports fast and efficient communication between guest virtual machines and their host server. The vSockets library provides a communications API similar to Berkeley UNIX sockets and Windows sockets. You can program vSockets using C or C++. The vSockets header file is installed with VMware Tools on guest virtual machines.

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