If you choose not to use the vRealize Automation PEBuilder, you must manually configure the guest agent properties files.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the VRMGuestAgent directory within your WinPE Image.

    For example: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\PE Builder\Plugins\VRM Agent\VRMGuestAgent.

  2. Make a copy of the file gugent.properties and name it gugent.properties.template.
  3. Make a copy of the file gugent.properties.template and name it gugentc.properties.
  4. Open gugent.properties in a text editor.
  5. Replace all instances of the string GuestAgent.log the string X:/VRMGuestAgent/GuestAgent.log.
  6. Save and close the file.
  7. Open gugentc.properties in a text editor.
  8. Replace all instances of the string GuestAgent.log the string C:/VRMGuestAgent/GuestAgent.log.
  9. Save and close the file.