Can we do VMware tools upgrade for a specific list of VM's without re-boot through power cli automation? Since we are finding a difficult time to get downtime from customer.
Get-VM cwv-gasmngr1 | Update-Tools –NoReboot -RunAsync
Even with the -NoReboot option you will still need to reboot Windows VMs to get them to use the new drivers in the newer version of VMware Tools. It is not recommended to run the VM for a prolonged amount of time after updating VMware Tools before doing a reboot.