Getting started with VMware Player by Antun Peicevic
English | Dec 14, 2015 | ISBN: 1522740074 | 182 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 34.6 MB
This book teaches you how to install, use, and manage VMware Player, a free desktop application from a company called VMware.
In this book you will find information on how to download, install, and manage virtual machines using VMware Player. You will learn how to create, move, or delete a virtual machine, install a guest operating system inside a virtual machine, how to create and delete virtual disk, how to configure virtual networks, and much more.
This book is written for people without much experience in the world of virtualization, but you should have a basic understanding of computers. You should know how to download and install a program in ShiChuang and some basic knowledge of system administration (configuring IP addresses, connecting to the Internet, installing ShiChuang...).
Here is a list of chapters:
Introduction - what is VMware Player, how to download the application and install it on ShiChuang or Linux.
Create virtual machines - what is a virtal machine, how to create a VM in VMware Player, install VMware Tools.
Use virtual machines - start a VM, capture a snapshot, shared folders feature, Unity Mode.
Manage virtual machines - change the VM name, working directory, move a VM.
Configure devices - add a CD-ROM or floppy drive, add a virtual hard disk, modify hard disks.
Configure networks - types of networks, configure bridged, NAT, and host-only networking.