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The vmwaretools cookbook has been deprecated

The vmwaretools cookbook has been deprecated and is no longer being maintained by its authors. Use of the vmwaretools cookbook is no longer recommended. You may find that the vmware-tools cookbook is a suitable alternative.


vmwaretools (2) Versions 1.0.0

Installs/Configures vmware-tools

cookbook 'vmwaretools', '~> 1.0.0'
cookbook 'vmwaretools', '~> 1.0.0', :supermarket
knife cookbook site install vmwaretools
knife cookbook site download vmwaretools
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vmware-tools Cookbook


Chef cookbook for installing VMware tools.


default['vmware-tools']['url'] - The location to get the Windows VMware-Tools executable from. default['vmware-tools']['version'] - The version of the Windows VMware-Tool.



The default recipe will install open-vm-tools of on a CentOS/Debian based machine. If you run this on Windows it install the public VMware Tools executable from

If you have a specific place you want to install your Windows based VMware Tools from, override the default['vmware-tools']['url'] and default['vware-tools']['version'] in the default attributes.


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Copyright:: JJ Asghar

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you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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yum >= 0.0.0
apt >= 0.0.0

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Change Log

1.0.0 - Rerelease of this cookbook, this is just filler till changes happen.

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