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ovftool 3.5.0 Redhat 5.10 support

Hello,

even though the 3.5.0 readme file says that ovftool support Redhat 5.x it needs some newer libraries that are not provided with Redhat 5.1.

The tool needs GLIBCXX_3.4.9 and GLIBCXX_3.4.11 while the latest in Redhat 5.1 are:


$ strings /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6 | grep GLIBCXX
GLIBCXX_3.4
GLIBCXX_3.4.1
GLIBCXX_3.4.2
GLIBCXX_3.4.3
GLIBCXX_3.4.4
GLIBCXX_3.4.5
GLIBCXX_3.4.6
GLIBCXX_3.4.7
GLIBCXX_3.4.8
GLIBCXX_FORCE_NEW

Is there something that I am missing? Maybe ovftool 3.0.2 will work (if it supports vcenter 5.x)  but I don't know from where to download it...

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Ok. I found the solution. I write it here in case someone has the same problem.

For Redhat / CentOS / Fedora download this rpm (it's an updated version of libstdc++).

Put it in your ovftool directory where the other library files are.

Unpack it:

rpm2cpio libstdc++-4.4.0-4.i586.rpm | cpio -i --make-directories

Move the files unpacked to the directory of ovftool:

mv usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6* .

Now when you run the tool it will search the libraries needed first in its own directory and use them.

Cheers.

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Ok. I found the solution. I write it here in case someone has the same problem.

For Redhat / CentOS / Fedora download this rpm (it's an updated version of libstdc++).

Put it in your ovftool directory where the other library files are.

Unpack it:

rpm2cpio libstdc++-4.4.0-4.i586.rpm | cpio -i --make-directories

Move the files unpacked to the directory of ovftool:

mv usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6* .

Now when you run the tool it will search the libraries needed first in its own directory and use them.

Cheers.

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