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any script to make this easy ?, I need to train some people here who are mostly windows guys , and this needs to be done by many people of different skill sets
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by:Mazdajai
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You can install vmware tools for RHEL from vcenter - Guest > Install VMware Tools.

Or you can put the vmware tools tar ball on a web server and put it inside the script. For example -
wget http://server/VMwareTools-<version>.tar.gz
tar xvf VMwareTools-<version>.tar.gz -C /tmp
perl /tmp/vmware-tools/vmware-config-tools.pl -d

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More info -
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1018392
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by:Sandy
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You can install vmware tools for RHEL from vcenter - Guest > Install VMware Tools.

#mount /dev/dvd /mnt/iso

move tar file to /tmp

#tar -zxvf /tmp/<tar file>

# cd vmware-distrib-*** (directory name)

#./installer.pl
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this is s a good vid ,

but instlaling it with GNOME desktop is also easy

thanks !
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