Error in VMWare Tools install script in ZCM 11.4 Appliance

  • 7016900
  • 12-Oct-2015
  • 26-Oct-2016

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management

Situation

Script to install VMWare Tools (/opt/novell/va_install/install_vmware_tools), fails to run throwing the error:

No provider of 'vmware-tools-esx-kmods-default'

Resolution

Workaround:

- Change this line on the script:
zypper addservice --type=YUM http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/latest/sles11sp3/x86_64 vmware-tools-collection

- Remove the existing zypper repository by running: zypper rr vmware-tools-collection

- Run the script again.

Status

Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Note that the path may change if VMware changes it.

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