SUSE-RU-2018:2440-1: moderate: Recommended update for open-vm-tools

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Mon Aug 20 04:11:34 MDT 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for open-vm-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:2440-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1089181 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   This update for open-vm-tools to version 10.2.5 provides the following
   fixes (bsc#1089181):

   - Make it compatible with supported versions of VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5
     and later, VMware Workstation 14.0 and VMware Fusion 10.0.0.
   - Quiesced snapshot: Ability to exclude specific file systems from
     quiesced snapshots on Linux guest operating systems. For more details,
   - Disable display mode setting: A configuration option is introduced to
     disable normal display mode setting functionality using open-vm-tools.
     For more details, see:

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:

      To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard.
      It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger
      updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):



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