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.
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 ::
Installation of VMware workstation software
Configuring the VM Network
Creating Virtual machines
Installing and configuring Linux Operating system
Configuring the Network in Linux
Updating all the packages using ‘yum update’ command
Installing and configuring DNS, LDAP, kerberos and YUM server
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