Jason Boche, an all-time VMware vExpert and Top10 blogger wrote a great article about the installation procedure for RHEL 7 including Open VM Tools and the Guest customization.
If you´re running or plan to run RHEL 7 in a VMware environment this is a must read:
- The RHEL 7 Minimal Install
- VMware Tools
- Open VM Tools
- Guest customization
- Guest Agents
- vSphere Templates and vCloud vApp Templates