Use the VMware Tools Properties dialog box to configure VMware Tools in 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.

Select an option for your guest operating system.

Option

Action

Windows

a

Open a console to the virtual machine.

b

Double-click the VMware Tools icon in the system tray from inside the guest operating system.

Linux or Solaris

Open the virtual machine console and open a terminal window and enter the following command: /usr/bin/vmware-toolbox &

NetWare

Select Novell > Settings > VMware Tools for NetWare.