Install VMtools on Oracle Linux

1035  mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/cdrom1 /mnt
1036  cd /mnt
1037  ls
1038  cp VMwareTools-9.4.11-2400950.tar.gz /tmp
1039  cd /tmp
1040  tar -xzvf VMwareTools-9.4.11-2400950.tar.gz
1041  cd vmware-tools-distrib/
1042  ls
1043  ./vmware-install.pl
1044  service vmware-tools status

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Add NetApp volume to VMware with PowerShell

Add-PSSnapin vmware.vimautomation.core
$vcenter = Read-Host "Virtual Center Server"
$clusterName= Read-Host "CLuster"
$VM_Datastore= Read-Host "VMWare Datastore Name"
$NFS_vol= Read-Host "SAN Volume Name"
$NFS_IP = Read-Host "NFS IP"
Write-Host "Connecting to $vcenter" -ForegroundColor Green
#$cred = Get-Credential
Try{
Connect-VIServer $vcenter -ErrorAction Stop #-Credential $cred | Out-Null
}
catch
{
$ErrorMessage = $_.Exception.Message
$ErrorMessage
break

}

try {



$hosts=get-cluster $clusterName -ErrorAction Stop| get-vmhost
$NFSSTORE='/'+$NFS_vol
foreach ($Process_host in $hosts)
{
$VM_name=$Process_host.Name


write-host "New-datastore -Vmhost $VM_name -NFS -Name $VM_Datastore -Path $NFSSTORE -NfsHost $NFS_IP" -ErrorAction Stop

New-datastore -Vmhost $VM_name -NFS -Name $VM_Datastore -Path $NFSSTORE -NfsHost $NFS_IP -ErrorAction Stop
}


}
Catch
{

$ErrorMessage = $_.Exception.Message
$ErrorMessage
Write-Host 'please Look in VMWare to view Details of the Error'
break
}

How to install VMtools in Linux, CentOS, RHEL, Fedora

[root@Centos6 ]# mount /dev/cdrom /mnt
[root@Centos6 ]# cd /mnt
[root@Centos6 mnt]# cp VMwareTools-* /tmp
[root@Centos6 mnt]#cd /tmp
[root@Centos6 tmp]# tar -xzvf VMwareTools-*
[root@Centos6 tmp]# cd vmware-tools-distrib
[root@Centos6 vmware-tools-distrib]# ./vmware-install.pl

if needed:
yum install gcc kernel-devel

service network restart

more detail:

http://ithelpblog.com/cloudcomputing/vmware/howto-install-vmware-tools-on-centos-6-4-redhat-6-4-rhel-fedora-18/

http://www.thoughtpolice.co.uk/vmware/howto/centos-5-vmware-tools-install.html