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How to update VMware tools


This article describes how you can update the VMware tools for a virtual machine.


  • You need to have an active Copaco VMware Cloud subscription


  1. In the Vcloud director portal go to the machine where you want to update the VMware tools for and click on Action → install VMware tools

  2. At this point the VMware tools will be mapped to your machine

    Run the setup wizard

  3. Click Install

  4. Click Next

  5. Choose for Typical installation

  6. After installation is completed click Finish

  7. You will be asked to restart the VM to finish the installation, click yes

  8. After reboot you can verify the green check mark in the Vcloud director portal

If you like you can also update the VMware tools directly from the web see:

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