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VMware Tools with a reboot [Answered]

Hello, I'm going crazy.

I'd like to deploy with MI VMware Tools with a reboot.


I tried setup64.exe /s /v "/qn reboot=F rebootprompt=S allusers=1 addlocal=all /l c:\windows\temp\install.log"


A reboot is needed but not done.....


Maybe more chance with MSI? (Setup64 /a)


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Posted by: Nico_K 1 year ago
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If the tools are installing correctly the easiest way would be a task chain (go to Distribution | Task Chains) where you run a reboot task after this install.

What did the log say?

Also according to the documentation REBOOT=Y is nessesary instead of F (and also it does not make sense to force a reboot and asks the same time if it should run, so the both parameters may impact each other)


Comments:
  • Thank you! My issue is resolved. A reboot is now initiated.
    Edit : only Windows 2016 servers. Not Windows 2008 R2.... - anonymous_152124 1 year ago
  • Which documentation? - anonymous_152124 1 year ago
    • vmware kb
      https://kb.vmware.com/articleview?docid=1018377 - Nico_K 12 months ago

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