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epmdcm
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Need some suggestion on Upgrading VMware tools to version 6.

Hello,

I need a suggestion on upgrading the VMware tools version from version 5.5 to version 6. Do we require to restart the VMs after upgrading it. I am asking this question after reading the community link :- Re: Upgrading VMware Tools without restart

Also would like to know if VM hardware version upgradation to version 11 (vSphere 6) can be only done when my VM is down? Or can I upgrade it on the fly.

Any suggestion would be very helpful.

Thanks in Advance.

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rcporto
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The hardware version upgrade must be done with virtual machine powered off and about the VMware Tools take a look here: VMware KB: Determining if a VMware Tools upgrade requires a reboot of a Windows guest operating syst...

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Richardson Porto
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Nithy07cs055
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http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=101067...

this should be helpful for you

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