Saturday, December 16, 2017

In vSphere Client: Right click on the VM > Guest > Install/update VMware Tools
On the VM console in command line, (without GUI installed):

mkdir /cdrom, or any other mount point you like
mount the vitural cdrom from step 1
mount /dev/cdrom /cdrom
cd /tmp
tar -xvf /cdrom/VMwareTools (tab to auto-complete)
cd vmware (tab to auto-complete)
./vmware-install.pl; accept defaults, you might have to install perl as well (yum install perl)
umount /cdrom
In Vsphere Client: Guest > Install/upVMware Tools > OK
To confirm the install; in the client > VM Summary tab and look for OK next to VMWare Tools
Restart VM