Sunday, 6 August 2017

VMware Tools 10.1.0

VMware tools are very important to install in any Virtual Machine, They are a complete package of utilities that helps Guest OS perform better and more efficiently. With VMware tools we get device drivers for VMXNET3, Balloon driver for memory management, Sync Driver for quiescing I/O. There is a performance benefit in graphics and mouse. It provides ability to copy, paste text, files etc between VM and the client desktop, time synchronization, Guest authentication through vCenter single sign-on. The latest version of VMWare tools is 10.1.0 that is shipped with vSphere 6.5. VMware Tools 10.1.0 provides digital signature verification, product locker for storing ISOs, 3 supported Guest OS ISO Images i.e for windows vista, windows pre vista like windows xp, windows 2000 and Linux RHEL5 and its other sibling flavours.

You can download the VMware tools 10.1.0 from the link VMware tools download

Once you go the link you will see an image like below