Using VNC to connect to Virtual Machines

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Setting up VMs for VNC

First add these three lines to the bottom of the .vmx file for that virtual machine:

 RemoteDisplay.vnc.enabled = "TRUE"
 RemoteDisplay.vnc.password = "vncpassword"
 RemoteDisplay.vnc.port = "5900"

Make sure to restart the virtual machine.

Using VNC with SSH to connect to guest VM

Then ssh to the host machine using this command:

 ssh -L 8080:localhost:5900

Then use any vnc client to connect to localhost:8080 using the password set above.