VMware Tools 10.3.2 Released

Last week VMware pulled VMware Tools 10.3.0 because of a potential PSOD issue when using the VMXNET3 driver, you can see the KB here: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/57796 Today VMware released VMware Tools 10.3.2, that fixes this problem. What's new: VMware Tools 10.3.2 supports the following guest operating systems: windows.iso supports Windows Vista and later.  VMware Tools 10.3.0 depends on […]

VMware Tools 10.3.0 and vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.3 Released

VMware has released VMware Tools 10.3.0 and vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.3. VMware Tools 10.3.0 What's new: VMware Tools 10.3.0 supports the following guest operating systems: windows.iso supports Windows Vista and later.  VMware Tools 10.3.0 depends on and ships Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable version 14.0. While preparing the system for VMware Tools 10.3.0 installation, Microsoft Visual C++ […]

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.6 and VMware Tools 10.2.5 Released

VMware has released NSX for vSphere 6.3.6 and VMware Tools 10.2.5. VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.6 This is a bug fix version. Read the release notes before upgrading! See the release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-for-vSphere/6.3/rn/releasenotes_nsx_vsphere_636.html VMware Tools 10.2.5 What's new: NSX driver changes: VMware Tools 10.2.5 supports vnetWFP driver from Windows 7 and later. Quiesced snapshots: Ability […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 update 1 and more Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1, ESXi 6.5 Update 1, vSAN 6.6.1, Replication 6.5.1, Site Recovery Manager 6.5.1, and VMware Tools 10.1.10. This means that we now can upgrade from vSphere 6.0 update 3 to vSphere 6.5. vCenter 6.5 Update 1 What's new: You can run the vCenter Server Appliance GUI and CLI installers on Microsoft […]

VMware Tools 10.1.7 Released

VMware Tools version 10.1.7 released, this version fixes and Receive Side Scale (RSS) problem with the VMXNET3 driver. the problem description is in this blog from VMware: https://blogs.vmware.com/apps/2017/03/rush-post-vmware-tools-rss-incompatibility-issues.html See full release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vmwaretools/1010/vmware-tools-1017-release-notes.html Share This:

New VMware Tools released

VMware has released 2 new version of VMware tools. Version 10.0.12 caters to the legacy guest operating systems VMware Tools support for Guest Operating Systems in version 10.0.12 winPreVista.iso supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 2003. linuxPreGLibc25.iso supports Linux guest operating systems earlier than RHEL 5, SLES 11, Ubuntu 7.04, and other distributions with glibc version earlier than […]

vShield endpoint / NSX file introspection and VMware Tools 10.x

There might be a performance problem when using vShield endpoint / NSX file introspection, with Trend Micro Deep Security, and other hypervisor virus scanner, when using VMware Tools version 10.0, 10.5 and 10.6. See the KB here: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2144236 VMware has released a new version of VMware Tools 10.8, that resolves this problem: Release notes: https://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vmwaretools/1008/vmware-tools-1008-release-notes.html Share This:

vSphere 6.0 VMware tools, and localized Windows

I had a customer with a problem where he could not upgrade VMware Tools on a danish localized Windows Server 2008 R2. The solution was to change it to US localized and choose to copy the setting to: “Welcome screen and system accounts” and “New user accounts”. And after upgrading/installing VMware Tools change it back […]