Install vmware tools on CentOS 7 VM

Install the opem-vm-tools: # yum install open-vm-tools Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: repos.dfw.quadranet.com * epel: mirrors.develooper.com * extras: mirror.chpc.utah.edu * updates: mirror.chpc.utah.edu Resolving Dependencies –> Running transaction check —> Package open-vm-tools.x86_64 0:10.1.5-3.el7 will be installed –> Processing Dependency: xmlsec1-openssl for package: open-vm-tools-10.1.5-3.el7.x86_64 –> Processing Dependency: pciutils for package: open-vm-tools-10.1.5-3.el7.x86_64…

Windows 2012 virtual machines using E1000/E1000e driver experience loss of network connectivity

Source: https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2109922 Virtual machine loses network connectivity intermittently In the Windows Event Viewer (Expand Windows Logs and select System), you see entries similar to: Intel(R) 82574L Gigabit Network Connection Network link is disconnected or Intel(R) 82574L Gigabit Network Connection Network link has been established at 1Gbps full duplex This issue would occur in these environments: The…