You can easily start / stop / pause or take a snapshot from a shell prompt under a Linux / Windows host using vmrun command. This is useful if you do not want to run web interface for starting and/or stopping VMs.
Explains how to activate / open VMware Server Remote Console plugin with Firefox 3.0.1 under Linux.
VMware Server is an entry-level server virtualization solution, which is proprietary, freeware software. VMware released version 2.0 beta of Server on July 1, 2008. New version provides appliance like control using nothing but a webbrowser.