Install VMware Tools for RHEL 6.x

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Hey everyone,

I will tell about install VMware Tools for RHEL 6. This is simple way.

Step 1: Right-click the RHEL 6 virtual machine in vSphere Client, then select Guest > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools.

Step 2: Log in to the virtual machine and mount the CD-ROM to access the VMware Tools installation package.

Step 3: Exacute commands

mkdir /mnt/cdrom
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
mkdir /tmp/vmtools
cd /tmp/vmtools

Step 4: Run the tar xf command to extract the VMware Tools package tar file.

tar xf /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-*.tar.gz

Step 5: Make vmware-tools-distrib your working directory, and run the vmware-install.pl script.

cd vmware-tools-distrib
./vmware-install.pl
Press Enter to finish the installation.

Step 6 : Remove the vmtools temporary (temp) file that is created as an artifact of the installation process.

rm -rf /tmp/vmtools

Step 7 : Shut down virtual machine.

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