Using VShere Client :

Right click on your virtual machine

Solaris WMTools

 

 

 

 

 

Your virtual machine must be up & running as mentioned below

Solaris WMTools warning

 

 

 

 

The file system is automaticaly mounted

root@solaris:~# df | grep -i tool
/media/VMware Tools(/dev/dsk/c1t0d0s2 ): 0 blocks 0 files

Go there

root@solaris:~# cd /media/VMware\ Tools/
root@solaris:/media/VMware Tools# ls -l
total 26241
-r–r–r– 1 root root 30 Dec 31 2014 manifest.txt
-r–r–r– 1 root root 13434687 Dec 31 2014 vmware-solaris-tools.tar.gz

And uncompress this file in /tmp

root@solaris:/media/VMware Tools# cd /tmp
root@solaris:/tmp# tar xfz /media/VMware\ Tools/vmware-solaris-tools.tar.gz

Go to the subdirectory

root@solaris:/tmp# cd vmware-tools-distrib/
root@solaris:/tmp/vmware-tools-distrib# ls -l
total 504
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 278 Dec 31 2014 bin
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 325 Dec 31 2014 doc
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 909 Dec 31 2014 etc
-rw-r–r– 1 root root 30553 Dec 31 2014 FILES
-rw-r–r– 1 root root 2315 Dec 31 2014 INSTALL
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 185 Dec 31 2014 installer
drwxr-xr-x 9 root root 634 Dec 31 2014 lib
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 197320 Dec 31 2014 vmware-install.pl

And launch the Perl script

root@solaris:/tmp/vmware-tools-distrib# ./vmware-install.pl
Creating a new VMware Tools installer database using the tar4 format.

Installing VMware Tools.

In which directory do you want to install the binary files?
[/usr/bin]

What is the directory that contains the init directories (rc0.d/ to rc6.d/)?
[/etc]

What is the directory that contains the init scripts?
[/etc/init.d]

In which directory do you want to install the daemon files?
[/usr/sbin]

In which directory do you want to install the library files?
[/usr/lib/vmware-tools]

The path “/usr/lib/vmware-tools” does not exist currently. This program is
going to create it, including needed parent directories. Is this what you want?
[yes]

In which directory do you want to install the documentation files?
[/usr/share/doc/vmware-tools]

The path “/usr/share/doc/vmware-tools” does not exist currently. This program
is going to create it, including needed parent directories. Is this what you
want? [yes]

The installation of VMware Tools 9.4.11 build-2400950 for Solaris completed
successfully. You can decide to remove this software from your system at any
time by invoking the following command: “/usr/bin/vmware-uninstall-tools.pl”.

Before running VMware Tools for the first time, you need to configure it by
invoking the following command: “/usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl”. Do you want
this program to invoke the command for you now? [yes]

Initializing…
Making sure services for VMware Tools are stopped.

Stopping VMware Tools services in the virtual machine:
Guest operating system daemon: done
Use of uninitialized value $release in string eq at /usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl line 5565.
The VMware Host-Guest Filesystem allows for shared folders between the host OS
and the guest OS in a Fusion or Workstation virtual environment. Do you wish
to enable this feature? [no]

You can now run VMware Tools by invoking “/usr/bin/vmware-toolbox-cmd” from the
command line.

Enjoy,

–the VMware team

 

Let’s go with default options, you will loose your ssh session …

At the (happy) end, your VMWare Tools are installed :

Solaris WMTools installed

 

 

 

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