An error message similar to the following is displayed and the virtual machine stops responding: An error occurred while saving the snapshot: msg.snapshot.error-QUIESCINGERROR This issue is resolved in this release.
Unable to open telnet on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 guest operating system after installing VMware Tools After installing VMware Tools on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 guest operating system, attempts to open telnet using the start telnet://command fails with the following error message: Make sure the virtual machine’s configuration allows the guest to open host applications This issue is resolved in this release.
Rebooting or shutting down might cause kernel panic in Linux systems with kernel versions lower than 3.9 Rebooting or shutting down the guest OS might cause kernel panic in the RHEL operating system with kernel versions lower than 3.9. vmusr reports log spew with a warning message vmusr reports log spew of VMware Tools.
vmxnet3 driver: The new vmxnet3 driver prevents the Windows Operating System from overriding the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) snooping configuration in DVSwitch.
Windows Guest Operating System customization fails to complete Windows guest Operating System customization fails to complete if the base VM has upgraded tools from build 2981885 (version 22.214.171.124873) to build 3000743 (version 10.0.0.50046) or build 3227872 (version 10.0.5.52125).
This issue is resolved by upgrading VMware Tools to this release.
Drivers and Certifications: Signed Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 126.96.36.199 graphics driver for VMware Tools 10.0.5 VMware Tools might stop responding while opening the Network File System mounts When you take a quiesced snapshot on a Linux virtual machine, VMware Tools might stop responding while opening the Network File System (NFS) mounts and result in all filesystem activity to stop on the guest operating system.
Upgrading VMware Tools on Mac OS X guest operating system fails Upgrading VMware Tools on Mac OS X guest operating system fails with an error similar to the following: “The installation failed” This issue is resovled in this release.
This patch updates the tools-light VIB to resolve an issue where Windows 2008 R2 virtual machines might stop responding and display a blue screen when the v Shield Endpoint Thin Agent driver tries to log a filename.
This patch updates the tools-light VIB to resolve an issue where after you install VMware Tools on a virtual machine running on ESXi 5.5 host, the ISO image entry might not be removed from the VMX file even though the CD has been ejected and the CD-ROM has been disconnected.
In part 1 I covered the overview about VMware Tools (What is VMware Tools, What are the 3 types of VMware Tools, What is the differences between them etc.).
In part 2 I will now cover the question which VMware Tools version comes with which v Sphere Patch/Update starting with 5.5.