[OmniOS-discuss] VMware tools for Omni

Günther Alka alka at hfg-gmuend.de
Mon Mar 13 21:55:36 UTC 2017


You can also use Open-VM Tools. They are in the OmniOS repo
http://pkg.omniti.com/omnios/r151020/en/search.shtml?token=vmware&action=Search

Gea

Am 13.03.2017 um 21:05 schrieb Jeff Berkembrock:
> Hello,
>
> Has anyone had any success installing VMware tools on Omni r151020?
>
> I'm trying to do so from a ESXi 6.5 host and an Omni r151020 guest 
> that runs within. This omni instance was loaded from the omniti ISO 
> install media <http://omnios.omniti.com/media/OmniOS_Text_r151020.iso>
>
> root at omnitool:/root# uname -a
> SunOS omnitool 5.11 omnios-r151020-b5b8c75 i86pc i386 i86pc
>
> This link <https://omnios.omniti.com/wiki.php/VMwareNotes> refers to a 
> VMware KB 
> <https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1023956> 
> article that explains how to perform the install. Unfortunately when I 
> get to step 4 (mounting the virtual DVD install media) I see the error 
> below.
>
> I'm seeing the same error with a Solaris 11.3 host.
>
> It seems like VMware removed their installers for Solaris & related OS.
>
>
> Call "VirtualMachine.MountToolsInstaller" for object "omni" on ESXi 
> "10.1.10.11" failed.
> vix error code = 21001
> Unable to install VMware Tools. An error occurred while trying to 
> access image file "/usr/lib/vmware/isoimages/solaris.iso" needed to 
> install VMware Tools: 2 (No such file or directory). Please refer the 
> product documentation or KB article 2129825 for details about how to 
> get VMware Tools package for this guest operating system.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Jeff Berkembrock
> www.1beyond.com <http://www.1beyond.com/>
> 617-591-2200 x2212
>
>
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