Difference between revisions of "Open-vm-tools"

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Open-VM-Tools provides the VMWare hypervisor info from Alpine and other Linux.  https://github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools
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When installing Alpine Linux on an ESXi or VSphere system you definitely want to enable the hypervisor tools. The good news is that Alpine has this package ready to go! Open-VM-Tools provides the VMWare hypervisor info from Alpine and other Linux.  https://github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools
 
 
  
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=== Install and Run ===
 
# Install with: apk add open-vm-tools
 
# Install with: apk add open-vm-tools
 
# Check with: rc-service open-vm-tools start
 
# Check with: rc-service open-vm-tools start

Revision as of 23:04, 26 April 2020

When installing Alpine Linux on an ESXi or VSphere system you definitely want to enable the hypervisor tools. The good news is that Alpine has this package ready to go! Open-VM-Tools provides the VMWare hypervisor info from Alpine and other Linux. https://github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools

Install and Run

  1. Install with: apk add open-vm-tools
  2. Check with: rc-service open-vm-tools start