How can we tell if we’re running VMware virtual machine?

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Perl
Red Hat
VMware
VMware ESX
We're using a VMware ESX server but we also have Red Hat VMs running on that very same server. We're looking for a way to programatically test if we're running in a VM. Ideally, we'd like to know how to do it from Perl.

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