Home How it works Support Boost Connect Download

Boost Connect

Uncovering the DNA of programs.
Good programs    
Fair programs  
Bad programs 

What is vmnat.exe?

Part of VMware Server by VMware

What is it?

VMware NAT Service for VMware Server, a virtualization-software server suite developed and supplied by VMware, Inc. It uses a client–server model, allowing remote access to virtual machines, at the cost of some graphical performance. VMware Server can preserve and revert to a single snapshot copy of each separate virtual machine within the VMware Server environment.
Description of vmnat.exe from VMware
VMware Server is a free, easy-to-use Windows and Linux application that provides a superior introductory experience to server virtualization for businesses to optimize utilization of their technology assets.
Download Boost and enjoy your PC. Speed up VMware Server and optimize your PC.

How does vmnat.exe run?

Service - vmnat.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'VMware NAT Service' (VMware NAT Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. VMware NAT Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the vmnat.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of vmnat.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is vmnat.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU107.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     948 KB RAM4.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About VMware, Inc.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization solutions. Its virtualization platform products include Player that enables individuals to run virtual machines on their de More...
Download Boost

File details

File name: vmnat.exe
Publisher: VMware, Inc. (verified)
Name: VMware Server
Description: VMware NAT Service
Version: 2.0.2 build-203138
Size: 390.55 KB
Original file name: vmnat.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: VMware
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/10/2007
Expiration date: 10/29/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000342807%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000235422%
User CPU: 0.00001073854285%
Privileged CPU time: 171.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 16.61 MB
Peak committed memory: 16.61 MB
Paged memory: 948 KB
Peak paged memory: 948 KB
Paged system memory: 24.92 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.68 KB
Working set memory: 480 KB
Peak working set memory: 2.48 MB
Min working set memory: 200 KB
Private memory: 948 KB
Page faults: 1,659
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,668
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 405.17 KB
Read transfer /min: 69 Bytes
Total write operations: 5
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 175 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 408
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 21.9 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Handle count average: 59
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command

Service details

Name: VMware NAT Service
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Network address translation for virtual networks”

Image hashes

MD5: 3cd6f255e41172d08235cc40eecb625d
SHA-1: f1559dcc28f2769cc7b88b350fe62ff24f0609f5
SHA-256: 2229d0b45b1e7b77cfca976b7da864585d6392f4ef299b129d6c1b05d0056f21

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
Import Table
Stay up to date with news about Boost
Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest Boost news and discounts.
© 2018 Reason Software Company Inc.
228 Park Ave S #74122 New York, NY 10003
(646) 664-1038 | info@boostbyreason.com
How it works Privacy Terms Support Contact Download Donate Reason Software, the makers of Boost logo

Download Boost and enjoy your PC.

Increase your PC's performance.
Remove unwanted crapware.
Reduce your boot time.
Identify and resolves crashes.
Download the FREE unlimited trial of Boost!
No spyware, no adware, no bundles, no tricks.

Save 40% on Boost

For a limited time, from now until Saturday, June 23, 2018 you can purchase Boost for 40% off of the normal price, only $39.95 $24.95.
The instant online savings will be automatically applied during checkout.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Purchase with confidence. We stand behind Boost.
If for any reason you are not satisfied with your software purchase, simply contact our Customer Support within 30 days, and we'll refund the purchase price. We won't make you jump through hoops to get all your money back!