The PAX flags needed in order to run the bundled JVM on hardened are not set by the ebuilds.
After setting them manually, the web ui starts.
paxctl -v /opt/vmware/server/lib/webAccess/java/jre1.5.0_15/bin/java
PaX control v0.5
Copyright 2004,2005,2006,2007 PaX Team <email@example.com>
- PaX flags: -----m-x-e-- [/opt/vmware/server/lib/webAccess/java/jre1.5.0_15/bin/java]
MPROTECT is disabled
RANDEXEC is disabled
EMUTRAMP is disabled
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Try to access http://server.ip/ui
503 Service unaviable
The web GUI
This is beacuse PAX kills the JVM
vmware server was removed from the tree. Bug 374599.