How to install VMware tools on CentOS 7

VMware Tools is one of important components for virtual machine (VM) in order get excellent performance. It is a group of utilities that help to enhances the overall performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system (OS) and improves management of the VM. Below steps shows how to install the VMware Tools on CentOS 7

How to Install VMware Tools ?

open-vm-tools is an open source implementation of VMware Tools from third parties and contains utilities that enhances virtualization management, administration and functions of the virtual machine in VMware environments.

root# yum install open-vm-tools

Without the VMware Tools, guest OS performance will lacks some of the important functionality.

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