We can see that the “productLocker” link is set to correct folder i.e. The installers for VMware Tools are ISO image files. I think I have already installed correct tools for that gust OS running ESXi6.0U3. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.

Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. An error occurred while trying to access image file "/usr/lib/vmware/isoimages/linuxPreGlibc25.iso" needed to install VMware Tools: 2 (No such file or directory). The installation procedure varies, depending on the operating system. Like Show 0 Likes; Actions ; 3. ( Log Out /  VMware Tools support for Guest Operating Systems in version 10.0.12. This version is not supported on the existing host.

Error: You don't have JavaScript enabled. VMware announced that ESXi6.0U3 had not support this OS version except for SLES10sp3 and SLES10sp4. Recently, I have updated all my ESXi hosts to 6.5 U3. Change ). You can not post a blank message. thanks for your reply in advance! Unable to install VMware Tools. This version is supported on the existing host, but upgrade if new functionality does not work. ( Log Out /  I copied the missing files from other hosts, when I tried to update the VMware Tools, It updated successfully without any issue. When I cd into vmtools folder, I could not find the windows.iso image, which have the VMware tools executable for windows instead it had windows.iso.filepart file. Disable Access Protection from the McAfee Antivirus Virus Scan Console, Integration of VMware AppDefense with VMware Tools, Automating VMware Tools Installation for Multiple Windows Virtual Machines, Manually Installing VMware Tools on a Windows Virtual Machine, Manually Installing VMware Tools on a Linux Virtual Machine, Manually Installing VMware Tools in a macOS Virtual Machine, Manually Installing VMware Tools on a Solaris Virtual Machine. OK.

we did it as KB. Unsupported may well work, but as the name say, there's no support if it doesn't. See the vSphere Client Help. An enthusiastic Windows/VMware administrator, love to do PowerShell Automation. An error occurred while trying to access image file “/usr/lib/vmware/isoimages/windows.iso” needed to install VMware Tools: 2 (No such file or directory). This version is known to be too new to work correctly with this virtual machine. ( Log Out /  Tools are installed, but are not managed by VMware.

Could you explain it kindly ? I observed that all the VMs which have failed to update VMware tools are from the same ESXi host, therefore this seems to be an issue with the ESXi host itself or ISO image is missing from the host. thanks. VMware ESXi Patching Error – [Errno 32] Broken pipe vibs = VMware_locker_tools-light | [DatabaseIOError] Error in purging old directory | Permanent Fix – Virtual Cloud. See the vSphere Client Help. Copyright © 2017 VMware, Inc. All rights reserved. For information about installing or upgrading VMware Tools on your guest operating systems, see the topic about upgrading virtual machines in the Virtual Machine Administration Guide.

Now it was time to updated the VMware tools to latest on all the underlying VMs. I usually update VMware tools using PowerCLI which gives me more control over the update process. VMware Tools support for Guest Operating Systems in 10.0.12, The vmtools was report "running (unsupport)" after install vmtools version (10.0.12) in ESXi6u3a, Re: The vmtools was report "running (unsupport)" after install vmtools version (10.0.12) in ESXi6u3a, Virtualizing Business Critical Applications. Although your guest operating systems can run without VMware Tools, many VMware features are not available until you install VMware Tools. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. We recent met a issue that customer has a VM (SLES 10 SP2 64bit) which running on ESX4.0. we can also see vmtool (10.0.12) is guest OS  is installed succussfully. The important issue is we need to upgrad VMtools. The CD-ROM in your guest operating system detects the ISO image file. As we know, VMware tools packages are available under “productLocker” link. When you cd to this location, you will see vmtools folder, which contain the required VMware tools images & files.

VMware Tools Update Error – The required VMware Tools ISO image does not exist or is inaccessible. Although we can see the linux.iso image is available which contain VMware tools for Linux servers. report below errors when we start install vmtool as routine.