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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 11/27/2014.

RVTools is a windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information
about your virtual machines and ESX hosts. Interacting with VirtualCenter 2.5, ESX
Server 3.5, ESX Server 3i, ESX Server 4i, VirtualCenter 4.0, ESX Server 4.0,
VirtualCenter 4.1, ESX Server 4.1, VirtualCenter 5.0, VirtualCenter Appliance, ESX Server
5.0, VirtualCenter 5.1, ESX Server 5.1, VirtualCenter 5.5 and ESX Server 5.5.

To install rvtools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install rvtools

To upgrade rvtools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade rvtools


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'rvtools'
    $installerType = 'msi'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/quiet'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'rvtools'
    $packageVersion = '3.6.4'
    try {
      $app = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where-Object { $_.Name -eq $packageName  -and ($_.Version -eq $packageVersion) }
      $result = $app.Uninstall();
      Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName "$($_.Exception.Message)"

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Rob de Veij




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