Software updates settings control when Workstation Pro downloads software updates to the host system and whether it uses a proxy server to connect to the VMware Update Server.
|Check for product updates on startup
|Check for new versions of the application and installed components when you start Workstation Pro. This setting is selected by default.
|Check for new software components as needed
|Check for a new version of a component when a component, such as VMware Tools, is required. When this setting is selected, Workstation Pro verifies if a new version is available to download and install.
|Download All Components Now
|Manually download all of the available software components to the host system. Click this button if you are planning to use a virtual machine at a later time when you do not have access to the Internet.
|Click this button to configure a proxy server to connect to the VMware Update Server.
|Automatically update VMware Tools on virtual machine
|Install the latest version of VMware Tools when you power on a virtual machine or shut down the guest operating system.
You can override this setting for specific virtual machines.