Use the VMware Tools Properties dialog box to configure VMware Tools inside your virtual machine. Instructions for displaying this dialog box vary, depending on the guest operating system.

Use this dialog box to configure time synchronization between host and guest, notifications of VMware Tools updates (for Windows and Linux guests only), and specifying which scripts to run when the virtual machine’s power state changes.

On a Windows guest: Open a console to the virtual machine and double-click the VMware Tools icon in the system tray from inside the guest operating system.

On a Linux or Solaris guest: Open a console to the virtual machine and open a terminal window and enter the command:

/usr/bin/vmware-toolbox &

On a NetWare guest: Select Novell > Settings > VMware Tools for NetWare.