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Version information

  • 0.9.3 (latest)
  • 0.9.2
  • 0.9.1
  • 0.9.0
released Feb 23rd 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • , CentOS,

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'ceritsc-open_vm_tools', '0.9.3'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add ceritsc-open_vm_tools
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ceritsc-open_vm_tools --version 0.9.3

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ceritsc/open_vm_tools — version 0.9.3 Feb 23rd 2015

Puppet module for Open VM Tools

This module installs and starts Open VM Tools for virtual machines running under VMware.


Module has been tested on:

  • Puppet 3.3
  • Debian and RHEL/CentOS 6

Required modules:

Quick Start


include open_vm_tools

Full configuration options:

class { 'open_vm_tools':
  enabled  => true|false, # enable state
  packages => [...],      # override list of packages to install
  service  => '...',      # override service name

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