Linux - Installare VMWare Server su Centos

1) E' necessario registrarsi sul sito vmware ed ottenere un seriale di prova - Gratuito per un massimo 10 client

2) Il seriale deve essere inserito durante l'installazione:

3) wget http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmserver/VMware-server-2.0.1-156745.x86_64.rpm

4) rpm -Uvh VMware-server-2.0.1-156745.x86_64.rpm

Preparing...################################# [100%]
  1:VMware-server################################# [100%]

The installation of VMware Server 2.0.1 for Linux completed successfully.
You can decide to remove this software from your system at any time by
invoking the following command: "rpm -e VMware-server".


Before running VMware Server for the first time, you need to
configure it for your running kernel by invoking the
following command: "/usr/bin/vmware-config.pl".


Enjoy,
 

5) /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl

You must read and accept the End User License Agreement to continue.
Press enter to display it.# Enter

Do you accept? (yes/no) yes# yes

Thank you.

The bld-2.6.18-8.el5-x86_64smp-RHEL5 - vmmon module loads perfectly into the
running kernel.

The bld-2.6.18-8.el5-x86_64smp-RHEL5 - vmci module loads perfectly into the
running kernel.

The bld-2.6.18-8.el5-x86_64smp-RHEL5 - vsock module loads perfectly into the
running kernel.

Do you want networking for your virtual machines? (yes/no/help) [yes]   # Enter

Configuring a bridged network for vmnet0.

Please specify a name for this network.
[Bridged]   # Enter

Do you wish to configure another bridged network? (yes/no) [no]   # Enter

Do you want to be able to use NAT networking in your virtual machines? (yes/no)
[yes] no   # no

Do you want to be able to use host-only networking in your virtual machines?
[no] no   # no

Please specify a port for remote connections to use [902]   # Enter

Please specify a port for standard http connections to use [8222]   # Enter

Please specify a port for secure http (https) connections to use [8333]   # Enter

The current administrative user for VMware Server is ''. Would you like to
specify a different administrator? [no]   # Enter

In which directory do you want to keep your virtual machine files?
[/var/lib/vmware/Virtual Machines]   # Enter

The path "/var/lib/vmware/Virtual Machines" does not exist currently. This
program is going to create it, including needed parent directories. Is this
what you want? [yes]   # Enter

Please enter your 20-character serial number.

# input youe serial number
Type XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX or 'Enter' to cancel: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

Creating a new VMware VIX API installer database using the tar4 format.

Installing VMware VIX API.

In which directory do you want to install the VMware VIX API binary files?
[/usr/bin]   # Enter

In which directory do you want to install the VMware VIX API library files?
[/usr/lib/vmware-vix/lib]   # Enter

The path "/usr/lib/vmware-vix/lib" does not exist currently. This program is
going to create it, including needed parent directories. Is this what you want?
[yes]   # Enter

In which directory do you want to install the VMware VIX API document pages?
[/usr/share/doc/vmware-vix]   # Enter

The path "/usr/share/doc/vmware-vix" does not exist currently. This program is
going to create it, including needed parent directories. Is this what you want?
[yes]   # Enter

The installation of VMware VIX API 1.6.2 build-156745 for Linux completed
successfully. You can decide to remove this software from your system at any
time by invoking the following command: "/usr/bin/vmware-uninstall-vix.pl".

Enjoy,

--the VMware team

Starting VMware services:
   Virtual machine monitor[  OK  ]
   Virtual machine communication interface[  OK  ]
   VM communication interface socket family:[  OK  ]
   Virtual ethernet[  OK  ]
   Bridged networking on /dev/vmnet0[  OK  ]
   VMware Server Authentication Daemon (background)[  OK  ]
   Shared Memory Available[  OK  ]
Starting VMware management services:
   VMware Server Host Agent (background) [  OK  ]
   VMware Virtual Infrastructure Web Access
Starting VMware autostart virtual machines:
   Virtual machines[  OK  ]
The configuration of VMware Server 2.0.1 build-156745 for Linux for this
running kernel completed successfully.


6) A questo punto, andando su un pc della rete, aprendo il browser e collegandosi al seguente indirizzo:

https://192.168.0.x:8333/  

7) Altrimenti possiamo riavviare il server Linux in modalità grafica e nel browser collegarsi al seguente IP:
https://127.0.0.1:8333/

8) Inserire la password di root.

9) Selezionare 'Create Virtual Machine'.

10)  Dare qualsiasi nome per la Virtual Machine.

11) Selezionare il Sistema operativo.

12)  Selezionare la memoria e la cpu.
13) Creare Virtual disk ed andare avanti con le impostazioni di  default.
14) Specify amount of virtual disk and location.

15) Aggiungere network adapter.
16) Configurare network adapter. Mantenere il default se si preferisce.

17) Andare avanti con il default se si installa il GuestOS da CD/DVD.
18) Next.

19) Selezionare 'Don't Add a Floppy Drive'  e andare avanti se non si usano i Floppy.
20) Configuriamo l'USB controller se ne abbiamo bisogno.
21)  Configurazione terminata cliccare su finish.
22) A questo punto muoviamoci sul tab della  'Console' e cliccare sul centro del sistema host.
23)  Si avvia il sistema operativo guest e si procede all'installazione
24) Il sistema operativo ospite è avviato correttamente ed è accessibile.

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