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Downloads:

119,922

Downloads of v 14.1.2:

2,118

Last Update:

22 May 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • VMware
  • Inc.

Tags:

vmware workstation virtual machine virtualization

VMware Workstation

This is not the latest version of VMware Workstation available.

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14.1.2 | Updated: 22 May 2018

Downloads:

119,922

Downloads of v 14.1.2:

2,118

Software Author(s):

  • VMware
  • Inc.

VMware Workstation 14.1.2

This is not the latest version of VMware Workstation available.

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  • 2
  • 3

All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
Learn More

Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade vmwareworkstation -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'14.1.2'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade vmwareworkstation -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'14.1.2'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install vmwareworkstation
  win_chocolatey:
    name: vmwareworkstation
    version: '14.1.2'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'vmwareworkstation' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '14.1.2'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller vmwareworkstation
{
    Name     = "vmwareworkstation"
    Version  = "14.1.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'vmwareworkstation':
  ensure   => '14.1.2',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

NOTE

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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 06 Jul 2018.

Description

VMware Workstation enables technical professionals to develop, test, demonstrate, and deploy software by running multiple x86-based Windows, Linux, and other operating systems simultaneously on the same PC.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'vmwareworkstation'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url = 'https://download3.vmware.com/software/wkst/file/VMware-workstation-full-14.1.2-8497320.exe'
$url64 = $url
$checksum = '33caa5ddac80f75dfd17215eeafab46856dfa7f45219260f7663f4a583cfd0c0'
$checksum64 = $checksum
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$silentArgs = '/s /v/qn EULAS_AGREED=1'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VMware Workstation Pro 17.5.0.22583795 6314 Friday, October 20, 2023 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 17.0.2.21581411 6697 Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 17.0.1.21139696 4065 Friday, February 3, 2023 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 17.0.0.20800274 3512 Friday, November 18, 2022 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.2.5.20904516 358 Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.2.4.20089737 6062 Friday, July 22, 2022 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.2.3.19376536 6589 Monday, March 14, 2022 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.2.2.19200509 3500 Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.2.1.18811642 4820 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.2.0.18760230 2849 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.1.2.17966106 6875 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Approved
VMware Workstation Pro 16.1.1.17801498 3486 Friday, April 2, 2021 Approved
VMware Workstation 16.1.0.17198959 4687 Friday, November 20, 2020 Approved
VMware Workstation 16.0.0.16894299 3104 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.5.7.17171714 774 Friday, November 20, 2020 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.5.6.16341506 4140 Saturday, June 13, 2020 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.5.5.16285975 1306 Friday, May 29, 2020 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.5.2.15785246 3145 Monday, March 16, 2020 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.5.1.15018445 3846 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.5.0.14665864 2023 Friday, September 20, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.1.0.13591040 4047 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.4.20190408 1301 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.4 427 Friday, April 5, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.3 958 Sunday, March 24, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.2 2819 Sunday, November 25, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.1 589 Friday, November 16, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.0 1744 Thursday, September 27, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.8.14921873 236 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.7 341 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.6 190 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.5 220 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.4 202 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.3 1513 Friday, August 24, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.2 2118 Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.1 2618 Thursday, January 11, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.0 819 Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Approved
VMware Workstation 14.0.0 1637 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.9 2059 Friday, January 12, 2018 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.7 2254 Thursday, July 20, 2017 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.6 1640 Friday, May 26, 2017 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.5 1219 Sunday, May 7, 2017 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.2 1963 Sunday, December 18, 2016 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.1 866 Monday, October 31, 2016 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.0 891 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Approved
VMware Workstation 12.1.1 851 Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Approved
VMware Workstation 11.1.2.2780323 856 Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Approved
VMware Workstation 11.1.0.2496824 749 Thursday, June 4, 2015 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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