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I am using VMWare Client 5.5

1>  Is VMTools installed once per ESXI or once per VM

2>  What is the easiest way to install VMTools

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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1. It's installed once per Virtual Machine, and on EVERY Virtual Machine, and should also be upgraded, when you update ESXi hosts, when updated or upgraded!

2. I've written two EE Articles here:- (applicable to ALL versions of ESXi, including ESXi 5.5)

It has nothing todo with the vSphere Client!

see my EE Article, Step by Step Tutorial Instructions with Screenshots

Part 8: HOW TO: Install VMware Tools for Windows on a VMware Windows virtual machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) Host Server

Part 9: HOW TO: Install VMware Tools for Linux on a VMware Linux virtual machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) Host Server
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