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Cannot use wmic interactive console while entered virtual machine via prlctl enter

Last Updated: Sep 08, 2016 04:48PM UTC

Symptoms

After entering the Windows virtual machine via prlctl enter command it is not possible to use WMI console, it does not respond to entered commands:
[root@myserver ~]# prlctl enter VMName
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\>wmic
wmic
product get
quit


Resolution

There are two possible ways around:
1. Use non-interactive mode of WMIC:
[root@myserver ~]# prlctl enter VMName
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\>wmic product get name
Name
Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 update VZU460002
Visual C++ 2008 x64 Runtime - (v9.0.30729)
Visual C++ 2008 x86 Runtime - (v9.0.30729)
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
2. Terminate lines with ^D (Ctrl+D) key sequence: [root@myserver ~]# prlctl enter VMName
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

wmic
product get name
^D
wmic:root\cli>product get name
"/?" for help, QUIT to Exit.
Name
Visual C++ 2008 x64 Runtime - (v9.0.30729)
Visual C++ 2008 x86 Runtime - (v9.0.30729)
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1

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