VMware tools for Virtual Machine

i’m looking for some help for installing the right version of VMware tools on my VMs

What have you already tried?
Did you checked the VMware Site?

or another option:


On the commandline:

yum install open-vm-tools


Consider me corrected! Just to be sure, I checked my shell command history, this is what I actually did:

su root

yum -y install http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/5.1/repos/vmware-tools-repo-RHEL6-9.0.0-2.x86_64.rpm

yum -y install vmware-tools-esx-nox


I try on Neth 7.2 and it’s ok, no way on the stable release

On NethServer 6.7 you might try installing them from the EPEL repo.

Install EPEL repository:
yum localinstall http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm -y

Globally disable EPEL repository:
eorepo centos-{base,updates} nethserver-{base,updates}

Install open-vm-tools from EPEL repository:
yum --enablerepo=epel install open-vm-tools

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Check my edited reply

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Nice shot @jaapvdv!
But I think you missed a command:

yum install vmware-tools-esx-nox


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So true, missed that one. Just corrected my earlier post.