You can upgrade VMware Tools in one or more virtual machines by using the vSphere Web Client.

1

Start the vSphere Web Client and log in to the vCenter Server.

2

Select the virtual machines.

a

Select a datacenter, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host.

b

Click the Related Objects tab, and click Virtual Machines.

3

Power on the virtual machines to upgrade.

4

Right-click your selections.

5

Select All vCenter Actions > Guest OS > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools and click OK.

6

Select Interactive Upgrade or Automatic Upgrade and click Upgrade.

7

If you chose the interactive upgrade for a virtual machine with a Linux guest operating system, reboot the operating system by running the reboot command from a command-line prompt so that you can use the new network modules.

VMware Tools are upgraded.