You must manually copy the guest agent files to your WinPE image.


  • Select a Windows system from which the staging area you prepared is accessible and on which .NET 4.5 and Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7 (including WinPE 3.0) are installed.

  • Create a WinPE.


Download and install the vRealize Automation guest agent from https://vRealize_VA_Hostname_fqdn/software/index.html.
  1. Download GugentZip_version to the C drive on the reference machine.

    Select either GuestAgentInstaller.exe (32-bit) or GuestAgentInstaller_x64.exe (64-bit) depending on which is appropriate for your operating system.

  2. Right-click the file and select Properties.
  3. Click General.
  4. Click Unblock.
  5. Extract the files to C:\.

    This produces the directory C:\VRMGuestAgent. Do not rename this directory.

What to do next

Configure the doagent.bat File.