vmware-xferlogs - dump vm-support output to vmx logfile
vmware-xferlogs is a simple console application and can be run as any user. It is based on rpctool to dump the vm-support output to the vmx log file base64 encoded. It can dump any file supplied on the commandline to the vmx log. It also does the decoding part of it. It can read the vmware.log file decode and write the encoded files in the directory it was invoked.
Example of a transfer found in the vmx log file:
Aug 24 18:48:09: vcpu-0| Guest: >Logfile Begins : /root/install.log: ver - 1 Aug 24 18:48:09: vcpu-0| Guest: >SW5zdGFsbGluZyA0NDEgcGFja2FnZXMKCkluc3RhbGxpbmcgZ2xpYmMtY29tbW9uLTIuMi41LTM0 Aug 24 18:48:09: vcpu-0| Guest: >LgpJbnN0YWxsaW5nIGh3ZGF0YS0wLjE0LTEuCkluc3RhbGxpbmcgaW5kZXhodG1sLTcuMy0zLgpJ Aug 24 18:48:09: vcpu-0| Guest: >bnN0YWxsaW5nIG1haWxjYXAtMi4xLjktMi4KSW5zdGFsbGluZyBtYW4tcGFnZXMtMS40OC0yLgpJ .... .... Aug 24 18:48:10: vcpu-0| Guest: >Mi4K Aug 24 18:48:10: vcpu-0| Guest: >Logfile Ends