Get Guest Tools Status VMware VM

This object returns information about one or all virtual machines regarding their VMware guest tools status.

Install VMware.PowerCLI

Before using this VMware Automation Manager Object, you must install the PowerShell module VMware.PowerCLI.

This VMware Automation Object runs on 64-bit PowerShell, and the module must also be added to 64-bit PowerShell.

Input Parameters

Name Type Required Description
Session ID String Yes The session ID that is generated by the VMware connection object.
This is required for this object to work.
Virtual Machine Name String Yes

The name of the virtual machine for which you want to get information.

The field support wildcards, so to return all virtual machines, use "*" as the value.

Output Parameters

Name Type Description
Tools Status Array Collection

The list of snapshots returned as an array to be used with a "Foreach" object.

Item Type Example
Name String Srvexchange
PowerState String PoweredOn
ToolsStatus String toolsNotInstalled
Records Found Number The number of records found and returned.
Result Number Returns a success value of zero or any value other than zero to indicate failure.
Result String String Object execution error details.

Example Input Parameters

Name Type Required Example
Session ID String Yes


Virtual Machine Name String Yes SRVExchange