Thursday , June 11 2020

Unable to find the answer CAFVARDIR in the installer Database–VMtools

Installing VMware Tools on Red Hat Servers will fail with Error

 

Unable to Execute /USR/bin/VMware-uninstall-tools.pl

Uninstall Failed Please correct the failure and re run the install.

Execution aborted.

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Locating to bin and run VMware-uninstall-tools.pl will fail with Error

Unable to find the answer CAFVARDIR in the installer database. (etc/vmware-caf/pme/install/preuninstall.sh)

You may want to re-install VMWare Tools

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Solution –

Locate below folder and remove vmware-tools folder and run vmware ./vmware-install.pl.

rm -r /etc/vmware-tools

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About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Azure365pro.com. Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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