For Mac OS X Server virtual machines you install or upgrade VMware Tools using an installer assistant.
If you use VMware Fusion or ESXi on a computer with an Apple label, you can create Mac OS X Server (10.5 or later) virtual machines and install VMware Tools.
- Power on the virtual machine.
- Verify that the guest operating system is running.
- Select the menu command to mount and open the VMware Tools virtual disc on the guest operating system.
VMware Product Menu Command vSphere Client Interactive Tools Installation or Interactive Tools Upgradeand select vSphere Web Client Right-click the virtual machine in the vCenter inventory and select Fusion
- Mount the VMware Tools virtual disc on the guest operating system.
VMware Product Action vSphere Client vSphere Web Client Right-click the virtual machine and select.
- To locate a virtual machine, select a datacenter, folder, cluster, resource pool, host, or vApp.
- Click the Related Objects tab and click Virtual Machines.
- If you are performing an upgrade or reinstallation, in the Install/Upgrade VMware Tools dialog box, select Interactive Tools Installation or Interactive Tools Upgrade and click OK.
The process starts by mounting the VMware Tools virtual disc on the guest operating system.
- Open Install VMware Tools on the VMware Tools virtual disc, follow the prompts in the installer assistant, and click OK.
The virtual machine restarts to have VMware Tools take effect.