How to Install open-vm-tools in CentOS 6.6

Q. How to install open-vm-tools in linux CentOS 6.6 ? A. VMware is announcing the release of large portions of VMware Tools for Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD guests under GPL and GPL-compatible licenses. VMware is also announcing the creation of the Open Virtual Machine Tools (“open-vm-tools”) project on Sourceforge.net. Even-though CentOS 6 not on the […]

What are the Differences Between the Open-VM-Tools package and VMware Tools package

Question. Many of the system administrator asked whether they need to install Open-VM-Tools package or VMware Tools package that ships with ESX/ESXi VMware products. Answer. VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improves management of the virtual machine. –How to Install Vmware-tools for […]

How to Install VMware Tools on CentOS 6.5

VMware Tools is one of important components in order to run virtual machine (VM) with 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. Without the VMware Tools, guest OS performance will lacks some of […]

How to Install VMware Tools on a Solaris Guest

It is recommended to install VMware Tools in the guest operating system. Although the guest operating system can run without VMware Tools, you lose important functionality, convenience and performance improvement. When you install VMware Tools, you install the following components: a) The VMware Tools service (vmtoolsd.exe on Windows guests or vmtoolsd on Linux and Solaris […]

How to Take, Revert and Delete the VMware Snapshots

In this post, i will share with you the YouTube video that guides you through on how to take, revert, delete the VMware Snapshots and also the available process while you working with snapshots. What is a snapshot? What is it for? A snapshot preserves the state and data of a virtual machine (VM) and […]