Shell Scripting Example 8 – 30 Sec’s install or upgrade VMTools remotely using arguments

Posted: April 25, 2015 in Shell Script, VMTools install or upgrade

Below script about install or upgrade VM Tools remotely if you use this script it will complete the job with in max 30 sec’s to 2 min’s.

In this script i have used arguments,totally four arguments i have used via script.

Arguments are

IP Address

Port Number

User Name

Root Password




Script steps

1.I have stored latest VM Tools in /VMTOOLS  path

2. Then i transferred VM Tools source file directory/VMTOOLS/vmware-tools-distrub/ to the remote Server /root path.

3.Then i have executed VM Tools installed file remotely.




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