You can manually upgrade VMware Tools.

1

Launch the vSphere client and log in to the vCenter Server system.

2

Select the Inventory > Hosts and Clusters view.

3

Select the host or cluster that contains the virtual machines you want to upgrade.

4

Select the Virtual Machines tab.

5

Select the virtual machines you want to upgrade.

6

Right-click your selections and select Install/Upgrade Tools.

7

(Optional) Enter command-line options in the Advanced field.

Command-line options for Linux are documented in the Linux installer for Linux Tools. Command-line options for Windows are documented in the MSI for Windows Tools and at the following Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Installer.

8

Click OK.

VMware Tools can also be manually upgraded from within the virtual machine’s operating system by opening the VMware Tools Properties dialog box (double-click the icon in the system tray) and clicking Upgrade in the Options tab.