Error message: “The operation failed because VMware Tools is not installed. Please install VMware Tools.”

Error description

VMware Tools is not installed on the VM, or the VM has an unsupported version of VMware Tools.

VMware Tools provides the video driver that allows you to control your VM mouse cursor, the networking drivers required for VM network connectivity, and support for running, suspending, and shutting down the VM from the Skytap interface.


Use one of the following articles to check your VMware Tools version or install a supported version of VMware Tools on the VM: