Setting up Linux Lab – Installing VMware workstation Software

Now a Days no need to buy/maintain multiple systems/computers/servers to run multiple machines, Simply use VMWare Workstation if it is for Home purpose more than enough. Setting Up Linux Lab – Installing VMWare Workstation Software Step by Step Guide

VMware Workstation 12 PRO Features :

  • Ready for the Latest Hardware.
  • Enhanced Connectivity.
  • Build Virtual Networks.
  • Built for Microsoft Windows 10 and More.
  • Display Powerful 3D Graphics.
  • Ready for High Resolution Displays.
  • Create Powerful Virtual Machines.
  • Leverage the Power of vSphere and vCloud Air.
  • Take Productivity to the Next Level.
  • Awesome User Interface.
  • Protect Your Work and Save Time.
  • Run Restricted Virtual Machines.
  • Expiring Virtual Machines.
  • Virtual Machine Cross Compatibility.

Best way to use virtualization software’s to setup home lab for practice. So many software’s are there for virtualization out of all we have good features in vmware work station. In this series of articles we will discuss how to setup Linux Lab using vmware workstation.

:: To setup a Lab below are the steps ::

  1. Installation of VMware workstation software
  2. Configuring the VM Network
  3. Creating Virtual machines
  4. Installing and configuring Linux Operating system
  5. Configuring the Network in Linux
  6. Updating all the packages using ‘yum update’ command
  7. Installing and configuring DNS, LDAP, kerberos and YUM server
  8. Adding remaining servers as LDAP clients using kerberos

Setting up Linux Lab – Installing VMware workstation Software

This lab environment is very flexible to reset again back to fresh client if you mess up configuration while practice.

Lets see how to install VMware workstation software which is the first step Setting up Linux Lab – Installing VMware workstation Software

Download VMware Workstation 

Vmware Workstation

Double click on setup file,  then click on Run

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

Click Next

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

Select accept license agreement and click Next

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

Select Enhance option and click Next

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

un-select the options of Check update and Help and Click Next

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

Select above options and Click Next

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

Click Next

Setting up Linux Lab - Installing VMware workstation Software

Click on License button if you License key add then Click Finish

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