Install VMWare Tools on WS2008 Server Core

Overview

Windows Server 2008 Server Core is very well suited for running in a VM environment due to it’s small footprint and low power requirements. If you run it in VMWare you may have tried to install VMWare tools and had some issues or maybe thought it was not possible. In addition if you have VMtools already installed and have upgraded or patched VMware you may want upgrade the tools as well – here is how you can successfully install or upgrade the tools.

Steps:

ServerCore VMTools Install

ServerCore  VMTools Install

ServerCore  VMTools Install

ServerCoreVMToolsInstall

ServeCoreVMToolsInstall

ServerCoreVMToolsInstall

ServerCoreVMToolsInstall

ServerCoreVMToolsInstall

ServerCoreVMtoolsInstall

ServerCoreVMtoolsInstall

ServerCoreVmtoolsInstall

ServerCoreVMtoolsInstall

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