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NAME
Mount-Tools

SYNOPSIS
Mounts the VMware Tools CD installer as a CD-ROM on the guest operating system.

SYNTAX
Mount-Tools [[-Guest] ] []

Mount-Tools [[-VM] ] [[-Server] ] []


DESCRIPTION
Mounts the VMware Tools CD installer as a CD-ROM on the guest operating system that is specified by the Guest or VM
parameters. To specify a server different from the default one, use the -Server parameter.


PARAMETERS
-Guest
Specify the guest operating systems on which you want to mount VMware Tools.

Required? false
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? false

-VM
Specify the virtual machines on which you want to mount VMware Tools.

Required? false
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Server
Specify the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the co
mmand runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-V
IServer.

Required? false
Position? 2
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? true


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

INPUTS



OUTPUTS
None


NOTES




-------------- Example 1 --------------

C:\PS>Mount-Tools VM


Mounts the VMware Tools on the specified virtual machine. The virtual machine must be powered on.





-------------- Example 2 --------------

C:\PS>Get-VMGuest VM | Mount-Tools


Mounts the VMware Tools on the virtual machine specified by its guest operating system. The virtual machine must be
powered on.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Mount-Tools.html
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