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NAME

       vmware-user-suid-wrapper - wrapper programm for vmware-user(1)

SYNOPSIS

       vmware-user-suid-wrapper

DESCRIPTION

       Operations on the vmblock(9) filesystem are considered privileged, and as such may only be
       issued  on   a   file   descriptor   acquired   by   root.   This   is   accomplished   by
       vmware-user-suid-wrapper,  a  small  setuid  wrapper  whose  only  purpose is to acquire a
       filesystem file descriptor, drop superuser privileges, and  then  execute  vmware-user(1).
       In  particular, prepare the system for vmware-user means that it unmounts the vmblock file
       system, unloads the vmblock module, then reloads the module, mounts the file  system,  and
       opens a file descriptor that vmware-user can use to add and remove blocks.

OPTIONS

       vmware-user-suid-wrapper has no options.

SEE ALSO

       vmware-checkvm(1)
       vmware-hgfsclient(1)
       vmware-toolbox-cmd(1)
       vmware-xferlogs(1)
       libguestlib(3)
       libvmtools(3)
       vmware-guestd(8)
       vmware-hgfsmounter(8)
       vmblock(9)
       vmci(9)
       vmhgfs(9)
       vmsock(9)
       vmsync(9)
       vmxnet(9)

HOMEPAGE

       More  information  about  vmware-user-suid-wrapper  and  the Open VM Tools can be found at
       <http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/>.

AUTHOR

       Open VM Tools were written by VMware, Inc. <http://www.vmware.com/>.

       This  manual  page  was  put  together  from  homepage   materials   by   Daniel   Baumann
       <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>,  for  the  Debian  project (but may be used by
       others).