Cannot install VMware tools using powercli

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  • #104930

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    I gave this command to install vmware tools

    Get-VM VMname | update-Tools

    I am getting error
    "cannot complete operation because vmware tools is not running in this virtual machine"

    but when i try to install using vsphere client its installing. Please help

  • #105377

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    This is really a question probably best answered by the folks at VMware, but my understanding is that Update-Tools can only UPDATE the tools, not initially install them.

  • #105445

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    Thank you.

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