Install VMware Tools on Solaris 10

  • Insert the ISO image
  • Restart the volume manager:
/etc/init.d/volmgt stop
/etc/init.d/volmgt start
  • Extract VMware Tools:
cd /tmp
gunzip -c /cdrom/vmwaretools/vmware-solaris-tools.tar.gz | tar xf -
  • Install VMware Tools
cd vmware-tools-distrib
./vmware-install.pl