Update VMTools (VMware)

This object will request that VMware VMTools be updated. This object will only work on Windows guests, and only if they are in the PoweredOn state.

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.
VM Name String Yes The name of the name of the virtual machine for which the VMware VMTools are to be updated.

The field supports the wildcard *, so to update VMTools for all virtual machines on the host use "*" as the value.

Output Parameters

Name Type Description
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 "ab4c55c1273cb609678a2bb6a15104e927ac8dec",
VM Name String Yes SRVExchange