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How to Upgrade VMware Tools on Multiple VM’s ?

VMware tools is the free set of utilities in one package called VMware tools for the Virtual Machines. VMware tools contains multiple drivers for the guest os to enhance performance. VMware tools is the suite which optimizes the performance of the guest operating system inside the virtual machine. If VMware tools is not installed in the Guest OS in VM you will face some of lacks in accessing the guest operating system.

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In this post i will show you how you can upgrade your VMware Tools in multiple vm’s at once step by step.

Upgrading VMware Tools on Multiple VM’s:-

Step 1:
Logon to vSphere Web Client.
Choose the Host & Clusters option from Home.


Step 2:
Choose the Host on which you want to upgrade vmware tools on vm’s.
Choose Related Objects Tab.
Choose Virtual Machine’s Tab.
Select Virtual machines by pressing “Ctrl + Left Click”.
Right Click > Guest OS > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools.


Using this way you can upgrade VMware Tools in multiple VM’s.

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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    1. @Dharani
      When we upgrade vmware tools new modules gets installed so it will require reboot to take changes.

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