Wednesday, June 4, 2014

VMware Player certificate error in Linux

When installing a virtual machine and attempting to install VMware Tools on it it will fail complaining about being unable to check a certificate and display an error message.

A certificate error occurred for the update server. Check your Internet settings or contact your system administrator

I searched on the internet and foud this page [1] and I modified the instructions as shown below.

This is the VMware version I'm using:

This is the error message

This is the normal application dialog appearing after the issue has been fixed:

The dialog when downloading the VMware Tools ISO image:

After the ISO has been downloaded it shows the instructions for installing.

As always the patch on github

Related resources

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