VMware 5.5 U3 CentOS 7 Image Prep

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You can find a lot of scripts for vSphere 5.5 CentOS 7 images + customization specs but I found most were dated due to newer releases of open vm tools.  I experimented with the CentOS 7 minimal ISO and found this script accomplished everything I needed with guest OS set to  ‘CentOS 4/5/6/7 (64-bit)’, NIC using DHCP, and only containing root user:

These reference pages helped out along the way: lonesysadmin.net and banck.net