Install VMWare Tools on Linux System

If you are going to use Linux OS for your SAP installation on VMware platform , you should first start with installing “VMware Tools” on the system.

You can get the details from below offical site link

VMware Tools

VMware vSphere Host Monitoring Interface for Linux SAP Systems

You can install it on either “VMware Client” or from “Terminal

First of all we have to mount VMware tools as ISO then ,

If you want to use VMware Client option ;

Open Console –> VM –> “Install\Upgrade VMware Tools”

Install VMWare Tools on Linux System

If you want to do it on terminal side you can use the below commands ;

mkdir /mnt/cdrom

mount dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom

cp /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-version.tar.gz /tmp/

cd /tmp

tar -zxvf VMwareTools-version.tar.gz

cd vmware-tools-distrib ./vmware-install.pl

Install VMWare Tools on Linux System

Perform a default installation.

umount /mnt/cdrom

Remove iso : Guest > End VMware Tools Install.

 

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