This tutorial will show you how to install VMware Workstation 11 on RHEL 7, CentOS 7, Fedora 21, Debian 7 and Ubuntu 14.10/14.04.
VMware Workstation 11 is a popular software which allows you to run multiple different virtual machines on physical hosts using the concept of Type II of hypervisors (Hosted Hypervisors). This tutorial also discuss some common issues during the installation process.
Step 1: Downloading VMWare Workstation 11
First login into your server as root or non-root user with sudo permissions and run the following commnad to keep your system up-to-date.
[root@bigdata-server ~]# yum update
Next, download the software from VMware official site. You will download script file like “VMware-Workstation-Full-11.0.0-2305329.x86_64.bundle”, by default this script file downloaded without execute permission, so you will need to give it.
After downloading script file, go to the directory which contains the script file and make sure that script file is exist and have default permissions.
[root@bigdata-server home]# ls -l VMware-Workstation-Full-11.0.0-2305329.x86_64.bundle -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 438023042 Nov 23 2015 VMware-Workstation-Full-11.0.0-2305329.x86_64.bundle
Give permission eXecute for all “for security reasons you may need to give the permission for the owner user only NOT for all”.
#check partition parted /dev/sdb GNU Parted 2.1 Using /dev/sdb Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands. (parted) p Model: VMware, VMware Virtual S (scsi) Disk /dev/sdb: 2199GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: gpt
# 查看卷组（VG）相关信息，如下所示 # vgscan [root@server1 ~]# vgdisplay -v vg_dfs01 Using volume group(s) on command line. Wiping cache of LVM-capable devices Couldn't find device with uuid 8dJYyk-AXwi-scKb-11bs-ta5j-04gL-Njk7x8. There are 1 physical volumes missing. There are 1 physical volumes missing. --- Volume group --- VG Name vg_dfs01 System ID Format lvm2 Metadata Areas 8 Metadata Sequence No 2 VG Access read/write VG Status resizable MAX LV 0 Cur LV 1 Open LV 1 Max PV 0 Cur PV 9 Act PV 8 VG Size 2.00 TiB PE Size 4.00 MiB Total PE 524276 Alloc PE / Size 460800 / 1.76 TiB Free PE / Size 63476 / 247.95 GiB VG UUID LOhcmw-9t25-cMZZ-wXUp-IAGL-A6Eb-jowUP8 --- Logical volume --- LV Path /dev/vg_dfs01/lv_data01 LV Name lv_data01 VG Name vg_dfs01 LV UUID TY6HXy-o7bk-XuKK-J23O-BSK6-mZ6t-tbNIug LV Write Access read/write LV Creation host, time server1, 2015-11-22 07:44:49 +0800 LV Status available # open 1 LV Size 1.76 TiB Current LE 460800 Segments 8 Allocation inherit Read ahead sectors auto - currently set to 256 Block device 253:0
#卸载卷组的逻辑卷LV # umount /dev/vg_dfs01/lv_data01
#删除卷组VG # vgchange -a n vg_dfs01 # vgremove vg_dfs01
#删除物理卷PV # pvremove /dev/sdb1
Congratulations everything has done successfully, you should use in-deep the new features of the NEW edition of VMware Workstation, Do your labs and across Virtualization Ocean, GOod LuCk..