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Creating a Virtual Machine Researched and Created by Bryan Bankhead
Overall Creating a VM is pretty easy it just involves a few easy steps.
Step One The first step in this process is to download VMware Server. It can be downloaded online at http://www.vmware.com/download/server/
Step Two The next step is to install the software. In windows just double click it and follow the wizard. In Linux extract the file, go to the extracted folder in your terminal,./ the Perl script, and answer the questions the script asks regarding your Linux distribution.
Step Three Once you have installed VMware Server launch the VMware Server Console program and then click the Create a new virtual machine button.
Step Four Click next, then choose you VM configuration and click next again.
Step Five Then choose your operating system and click next.
Step Six The next step is to name it and tell the wizard where you want to put the file. Then click next three times
Step Seven Then specify how many processors you have and click next.
Step Eight Then specify how much RAM you want it to have and what kind of connection to use. Then click next at each window.
Step Nine Click next three times. Then select your disk size for your VM and click next and then click finish.
Step Ten You can change some virtual settings by clicking edit your virtual machine or you can just power on your virtual machine
Step Eleven Once you are done changing your settings you can boot up your virtual machine by clicking the Power on your virtual machine button. And then just insert your CD and you can start installing your new OS.
Finished Thats all you need to do to install and use Vmware. For more information you can visit http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/server_pubs. html