Install guest agent tools

Infrastructure admin users and VDC manager users can install guest agent tools.

Complete the following steps to install guest agent tools:

  1. Log in to the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller as an infrastructure admin or VDC manager user.
  2. In the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller left-side menu, perform one of the following steps:
    • Expand Applications and click All Instances. On the Application Instances page, go to the row for the instance, and click the Actions menu (Screen capture of the Actions menu icon).
    • Expand the virtual datacenter where the instance is located and click VDC Instances. On the VDC Instances page, go to the row for the instance, and click the Actions menu (Screen capture of the Actions menu icon).
  3. Click Insert guest tools.
    Figure 1. Insert guest tools option

    A confirmation message is displayed when the guest tools have been inserted.

  4. To validate that the guest tools have been installed, log in to the application instance. A CDROM folder will be displayed.
    Figure 2. CDROM folder displayed in a Windows instance

After installing guest agent tools, consider setting the application instance to Enhanced mode. For information about setting the instance to Enhanced mode, see the following topic:

Manage application instances