Saturday, September 7, 2013

Information concerning snapshot files within VMware

Below is a list of files for a Windows 7 virtual machine with VMware Workstation without any snapshot entries present:

vmware_snapshots_1

Below is an updated list when a snapshot had been created.

vmware_snapshots_2

Below are the contents of the .vmsd file:

vmware_snapshots_3

The snapshot list file contains the name of the .vmsn file, the snapshot name, the description, the name of the original disk and subsequent snapshot files.  Below is the contents of the .vmsd file after the snapshot had been deleted.

vmware_snapshots_4

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