6 Replies Latest reply on Jun 25, 2018 3:57 AM by saaverdo

    Unable to install VMtools on win2012r2 guest (host - ESXi 6.5)

    saaverdo Lurker

      Unable to install VMtools on win2012r2 guest (host - ESXi 6.5)

      When I try to install VMWare tools on fresh VM (just installed Win server 2012 R2)

      I get an error: "Failed - The required VMware Tools ISO image does not exist or is inaccessible."


      full error message:

       

      Failed - The required VMware Tools ISO image does not exist or is inaccessible.

       

       

      • Unable to install VMware Tools. 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). Please refer the product documentation or KB article 2129825 for details about how to get VMware Tools package for this guest operating system.
      • vix error code = 21001