It is important to maintain correct system time. The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is the standard way for machines to provide and obtain correct time information on the internet. A machine can get the accurate time info from public NTP services on the internet or local NTP services.
To show overview of the current time related settings including current time, time zone and NTP Sync setting, timedatectl command can help to generate the info
VMware Tools is a set of services and modules that enable several features in VMware products for better management of, and seamless user interactions with, guest operating systems. – from VMware Website
In Linux VM, VMware recommended that all the user to use Open VM Tools instead of VMware Tools.
However in some of the environment without internet connection, install VMware tools on Linux VM is the only option.
Here i going to show how to install VMware tools on Linux VM that run on CentOS 7. Note: guest OS must be running in order to install VMware Tools