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Querying the VMware Tools State Before Starting the Virtual Machine Reports an Unrecognized Property Error (9427668)
The Programming API incorrectly returns an error when the client queries the VMware Tools state of a virtual machine that is not running. If the client opens a virtual machine in the stopped state (powered off or suspended) and requests the value of the VIX_PROPERTY_VM_TOOLS_STATE property before powering on the virtual machine, the query returns the error VIX_E_UNRECOGNIZED_PROPERTY.
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