Downloads:

103,071

Downloads of v 9.4.11:

975

Last Update:

2/25/2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMWare
  • Inc.

Tags:

VMWare Tools

VMWare Tools for Windows

This is not the latest version of VMWare Tools for Windows available.

9.4.11 | Updated: 2/25/2015

Downloads:

103,071

Downloads of v 9.4.11:

975

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMWare
  • Inc.

Tags:

VMWare Tools

VMWare Tools for Windows 9.4.11

This is not the latest version of VMWare Tools for Windows available.

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Validation Testing Unknown


Verification Testing Unknown

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

>

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

>

To uninstall VMWare Tools for Windows, 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: 9.4.11
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'vmware-tools' do
  action    :install
  version  '9.4.11'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: vmware-tools,
    Version: 9.4.11,
    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  = '9.4.11'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'vmware-tools':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '9.4.11',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install vmware-tools version="9.4.11" 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.

This package was approved by moderator purity on 3/1/2015.

Description

VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machine's 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
    Provides support for guest-bound calls created with the VMware VIX API
    VMware Tools includes these components:
    VMware Tools service
    VMware device drivers
    VMware user process
    VMware Tools control panel

tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$url='http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/latest/windows/x86/VMware-tools-9.4.11-2400950-i386.exe'
$url64='http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/latest/windows/x64/VMware-tools-9.4.11-2400950-x86_64.exe'
$packageName = 'vmware-tools'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S /v /qn'

Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.3.10.12406962 22557 Saturday, March 30, 2019 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.3.5.10430147 49038 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.3.2.9925305 2540 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.2.5.8068406 2639 Thursday, April 19, 2018 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.2.0.7253323 2336 Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.1.15.6677369 1913 Thursday, October 5, 2017 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.1.10.6082533 979 Saturday, July 29, 2017 Approved
VMWare Tools for Windows (Install) 10.1.7.5541682 661 Saturday, May 27, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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