VMware installation on your personal computer
What vmware really is:
Before VMware installation know it’s introduction.VMware is an American company that provides cloud computing virtual machine virtualization and claims to be to be the first to visualizer the x86 architecture successfully, it was founded in the 1998 and its it supports virtual machines and multiple users all around the globe that can access it.It supports all the operating systems available Microsoft Windows, Linux, and the Mac OS X.It trades under the the VMW name.Now a days Dell inc is the major owner for the vmware software and provider.They provide multiple products all around the world.
Given are the products provided by the company:
- Desktop software
- VMware Workstation
- VMware Fusion
- VMware Player
- Server software
VMware has produced the two virtualization products for servers:
- VMware vSphere
- VMware Server
- Cloud management software
- VMware vRealize Suite
- VMware EVO SDDC
- Public cloud
VMware vCloud Air is a public cloud computing service.
Virtual desktop infrastructure:
Virtual desktop infrastructure
- Application management
VMware Workspace Portal
- Storage management
VMware VSAN (Virtual Storage Area Network)
Networking and security products
Workspace ONE is a product that allows the mobile users to access to apps and other data.
How do install vmware on your PC using windows is given below with step by step instructions:
The very first thing that you need to do is to download the setup file obviously from the website by logging into your account or if you don’t have one just register it’s free and make sure that you computer has all the requirements to run the vmware like you should have a minimum system of 64 bit or 32 bit the minimum 2GB of RAM.The display should be at least 32 bit supported and it should have a dedicated memory of 1GB memory space of the hard disk should be from 3 to 4 GB free .After you have downloaded the latest version of the vmware open the setup file and if the PC asks the permission to execute grant it and start the setup by accepting the terms and conditions and the developers instructions now go to the next tab use the typical installation method select the destination folder and user directories and check whether you want to update the software or not and this information that tends to be sent to the vmware support or not.Register the vmware on the network.Enter the license key and when the setup is done close to visit by finishing.
Adding virtual machines:
Now start adding the virtual machines by opening up the software but it’s shortcut individual machines by going to the file in the menu bar and adding the new virtual machine select new virtual machine and go to the setup by giving the destinations and clicking next next slide Select the installation media that you use to install to the machine.Give a name to your virtual machine and use the location to install the virtual machine to.Now select and give the size of the virtual machine that you to a lot it and go next.Navigate to the vmware installed directory and access the .vmx file extension.Now you are all set and good to go all the setup has been completed and the virtual drives have been added click finish and you are all done.