You can install VMware Tools on a Solaris guest OS.

The VMware Remote Console plug-in is installed.

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Click My Cloud.

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In the left pane, click VMs.

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Select a Solaris virtual machine, right click, and select Install VMware Tools.

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Click Popout Console.

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In the virtual machine, log in as root and, if necessary, mount the VMware Tools virtual CD-ROM image.

The Solaris volume manager vold mounts the CD-ROM under /cdrom/vmwaretools.

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If the CD-ROM is not mounted, restart the volume manager by running these commands.

/etc/init.d/volmgt stop

/etc/init.d/volmgt start

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After the CD-ROM is mounted, change to a working directory, for example, /tmp and extract VMware Tools.

cd /tmp

gunzip -c /cdrom/vmwaretools/vmware-solaris-tools.tar.gz | tar xf-

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Run the VMware Tools tar installer.

cd vmware-tools-distrib

./vmware-install.pl

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Press Enter to accept the default value.

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Type exit.

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Start your graphical environment.

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In an X terminal, enter vmware-toolbox &.