[[linux_wiki:vmware_tools]]

VMware Tools

General Information

Installing VMware Tools on Linux.

Checklist

  • Distro(s): Enterprise Linux 6/7

Remove previous versions of vmware tools or the installer will complain.

Uninstall previously installed compiled (tar) version of vmware tools

vmware-uninstall-tools.pl

Create VMware Tools Repo

vim /etc/yum.repos.d/vmware-tools.repo
 
[vmware-tools]
name=VMware Tools
baseurl=http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/5.5latest/rhel6/x86_64/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1

Import the repo key

rpm --import http://packages.vmware.com/tools/keys/VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-RSA-KEY.pub

Install

yum install vmware-tools-esx-kmods vmware-tools-esx-nox

VMware tools is available in the CentOS 7 base repo.

Install

yum install open-vm-tools

  • linux_wiki/vmware_tools.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/05/26 03:50
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