VMware Tools On vCSA/SLES 11

In order to install VMware Tools On vCSA (Virtual Center Server Appliance) or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server you will be employing a two step process. First you will need to right click on the Virtual Machine in vSphere and choose “guest” > “Install/Upgrade VMware Tools” pictured left.vm-tools Next you will need to run the following commands in terminal. Please make note that these commands can easily be pasted into a bash script and run that way. It is also important to note that if using this tutorial for vCSA, you will need to uninstall the pre-intsalled VMware Tools prior to installing the most recent version. This can be accomplished as shown below.

Remove vCSA VMware Tools

Install Updated VMware Tools

 

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