VMware Workstation 7: Getting started with Virtual Machines
This path is for a technical engineering audience, including individuals looking to get hands-on with VMware Workstation and technical personnel who have implemented or are considering implementing VMware Workstation.
This course provides a look at the skills involved in getting started with the creation and configuration of virtual machines using VMware Workstation. It begins with a basic overview of virtualization and virtual machines, the relationship between the host and guest systems, and the general requirements for running VMware Workstation. The course then gives an overview of the range of guest OSes supported and outlines the installation options available, including the installation of the VMware Tools on guest systems. Also covered are the networking capabilities provided by VMware Workstation 7 and configuration options for setting up virtual disks for your virtual machines.
This course focuses on the installation of VMware Workstation on a Windows host, but the information applies in large to operation on Linux hosts as well.
Creating VMware Workstation Virtual Machines
Working with Virtual Networks and Disks