In this video, learn how to install VMware Tools on a vSphere 6.7 VM. Learn how to Configure automatic updates of VMware tools for VMs, and features that are possible when VMware Tools is installed.
- [Instructor] In this video, I'll demonstrate … how to install VMware Tools on a virtual machine. … Now, it's very important that you install VMware Tools … on every virtual machine that you possibly can. … It does a few simple things like, for example, … improve the way that the mouse works in the console. … But it also has some really significant features … that are important to the performance … of my virtual machines. … Like, for example, … if I want to use the VMXNET3 virtual NIC, … that driver is included in VMware Tools. … If I want ballooning to be possible on the virtual machines … running on my ESXi host, I need VMware Tools … because it includes the vmmemctl driver. … So there's a bunch of drivers that are baked into … VMware Tools that can substantially improve the performance … of the virtual machines running on an ESXi host. … So we definitely want to do this whenever we possibly can. … So here's a virtual machine running Windows, … Server 2016, … and you can see right on the Summary screen here, …
Note: This series is also designed to prepare candidates for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2019 (VCP-DCV 2019) exam.
This course was created by Rick Crisci. We are pleased to host this training in our library.