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Updating VMware Tools and VM Hardware Compatibility with vSphere Update Manager 6.7 U1

Updating VMware Tools and VMware virtual hardware (which is also commonly referred to as VM hardware compatibility these days) are very important steps in your vSphere upgrade process.  As of VMware vSphere 6.7 U1, you can now upgrade these both by using the new VMware vSphere Client, which is HTML5 based. Want to learn more …

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What Is VMware Tools, and Why Is It Needed?

If you have worked with virtual machines, then you are familiar with the VMware icon that lives in your system tray. That little icon represents something called VMware tools. VMware tools can be downloaded from VMware’s website, or they may already reside on your VMware vSphere ESXi host, depending on which ISO you used to …

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