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How to Install VMware Tools to Centos via YUM repository

by polfilm on August 14, 2012

I used this to install VMware tools to CentOS 6.2 on ESXi 4.1 Add VMware GPG keys: rpm –import rpm –import Edit /etc/yum.repos.d/vmware-tools.repo: [vmware-tools] name=VMware Tools baseurl=$basearch enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 Install VMware Tools: yum install vmware-open-vm-tools-nox vCenter should show “Unmanaged” – this means that CentOS package manager is responsible for updates.