How to upgrade VMware tools on ClusterLoad ESX or VA

From v7.5.2 VMware tools are pre-installed on the appliance which enables basic console control functions such as power on/off etc. However, the running version of the various kernel modules is still controlled by us at build time to ensure that only stable tested versions are deployed. If however the tools are later upgraded, these modules will be over-written. Therefore we do NOT recommend that the tools are updated.

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