Downloads:

109,973

Downloads of v 11.0.1.14773994:

2,403

Last Update:

23 Oct 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMware
  • Inc

Tags:

vmware vsphere esxi tools

VMWare Tools for Windows (Install)

11.0.1.14773994 | Updated: 23 Oct 2019

Downloads:

109,973

Downloads of v 11.0.1.14773994:

2,403

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMware
  • Inc

VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 11.0.1.14773994

This Package Contains an Exempted Check

1 Test Passing and 1 Exempted Test


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exempt:

This can not be tested using the Chocolatey testing environment as this package will only install on a VMware VSphere host.

To install VMWare Tools for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade VMWare Tools for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall VMWare Tools for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade vmware-tools -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade vmware-tools -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure vmware-tools installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: vmware-tools
    state: present
    version: 11.0.1.14773994
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'vmware-tools' do
  action    :install
  version  '11.0.1.14773994'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: vmware-tools,
    Version: 11.0.1.14773994,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller vmware-tools
{
   Name     = 'vmware-tools'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '11.0.1.14773994'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'vmware-tools':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '11.0.1.14773994',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install vmware-tools version="11.0.1.14773994" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 12 Nov 2019.

Description


###choco://vmware-tools
To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support


###Overview of VMware Tools
VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machines guest operating system and improves management of the virtual machine. Without VMware Tools installed in your guest operating system, guest performance lacks important functionality. Installing VMware Tools eliminates or improves these issues:

  • Low video resolution
  • Inadequate color depth
  • Incorrect display of network speed
  • Restricted movement of the mouse
  • Inability to copy and paste and drag-and-drop files
  • Missing sound
  • Provides the ability to take quiesced snapshots of the guest OS
  • Synchronizes the time in the guest operating system with the time on the host

VMware Tools includes these components:

  • VMware Tools service
  • VMware device drivers
  • VMware user process
  • VMware Tools control panel

PACKAGE NOTES


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tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName       = 'vmware-tools'
$toolsDir          = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url               = 'https://packages.vmware.com/tools/releases/11.0.1/windows/x86/VMware-tools-11.0.1-14773994-i386.exe'
$checksum          = 'A1FEDDDE8DC57B8BBE072E8D67CD821DA7C2528CB0E3A80FDBBCB0EA75F6D3F2'
$url64             = 'https://packages.vmware.com/tools/releases/11.0.1/windows/x64/VMware-tools-11.0.1-14773994-x86_64.exe'
$checksum64        = 'D9BE414DD2A964E85F68069F91B0C7D3BF245BBD3091025AFFA448B91CF160DB'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $packageName
  fileType       = 'EXE'
  url            = $url
  url64bit       = $url64
  validExitCodes = @(0)
  silentArgs     = '/S /v /qn REBOOT=R'
  softwareName   = 'VMware Tools'
  checksum       = $checksum 
  checksumType   = 'sha256' 
  checksum64     = $checksum64
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs  

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 11.0.0.14549434 9844 Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.3.10.12406962 22733 Saturday, March 30, 2019 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.3.5.10430147 49050 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.3.2.9925305 2554 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.2.5.8068406 2674 Thursday, April 19, 2018 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.2.0.7253323 2341 Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.1.15.6677369 1918 Thursday, October 5, 2017 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.1.10.6082533 989 Saturday, July 29, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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