[How To] Kill stuck VMware Tools install from command line - ESX 4.x

First, you need the ID of the VM (all on one line if it wraps):

# /usr/bin/vmware-cmd /vmfs/volumes/datastore-name/vm-folder/vmx-file.vmx getid

Then you can run:

# /usr/bin/vmware-vim-cmd vmsvc/tools.cancelinstall [idnumber]

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