vApp deployment can fail if VMware Tools are not installed on the virtual machines in the vApp.

You must stop the vApp.

1

To install VMware Tools in a virtual machine in a vApp, you must disable guest customization.

2

After you install VMware Tools, you must start the vApp.

3

You must install VMware Tools in your virtual machines to customize the guest operation system.

4

To enable guest customization on a virtual machine, you must stop the vApp.

5

After you install or upgrade VMware Tools in your virtual machines, you must enable guest customization.

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After you install VMware Tools, you must start the vApp.