VMware tools drivers lost after installing latest updates on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server

Updated 2014-08-26T11:25:58+00:00

Issue

  • Updated the Red Hat Enterprise Linux VM with latest packages, erratas and bug fixes etc.
  • After rebooting all the VMware drivers were missing.
  • The server was not accessible over the network.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 guest
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 guest
  • Vmware environment

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