As part of the upgrade, you will install a new v Sphere Client and a new v Sphere Web Client.The difference is that in previous versions you were likely just installing the Web Client because it was there; but now you will actually begin to use it more.
With VUM, administrators can perform a massive VM Tools deployment in a quick and automatic way.
A: More than anything the decision to change VMware Tools to a 'Security Patch' in Protect's scans is based on the fact that it is a requirement to have the latest version of VMware Tools installed on guest operating systems to be able to use the full functionality of patching hosted VM's using Protect, especially offline VMs or templates.
Since this is a requirement for Protect's features to work - we consider these updates important enough to be included in Security patches.
Select VMware Tools Upgrade to Match Host baseline and click on Attach button. To perform the upgrade on power cycle, click VMware Tools upgrade settings. Select Schedule upgrade at specific time option then specify the time to perform the upgrade. Enable or disable the option to take a snapshot before remediation if you want the rollback option. At scheduled time, the selected virtual machines are upgraded.
Select the VMs you want to be upgraded during power cycle then click Apply. ), the Tools Upgrades field is set to perform the upgrade before each power on. When the process completes, the VMs run with latest VM Tools release.