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VMWare Workstation start on boot CentOS

CentOS 7 VirtualBox Guest Additions Installation

CentOS 7 VirtualBox Guest Additions Installation Tutorial

In the following tutorial, I’ll demonstrate how to install Guest Additions on your VirtualBox hosted CentOS 7 Minimal machine.
Although this tutorial is intended for CentOS 7 minimal, it’s will probably also work on other CentOS releases.

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VMWare Workstation start on boot CentOS

VMWare Workstation start on boot CentOS

vmware workstation start on boot centos

If you are like me, using VMWare workstation on Linux (CentOS 6.4), and you want to start your virtual machines on boot, I have the answer.

Prerequisities

  • CentOS 6.x. – although the vmrun command may be working in other distributions too.
  • VMWare Workstation 4.0+

 

 VMWare Workstation start on boot CentOS

VMWare Workstation start on boot CentOS

 

The Solution

Edit rc.local

add to the end of the following file:

/etc/rc.d/rc.local

the following:

vmrun -T ws start /path/to/machine.vmx nogui

create new line for each machine you want to start on boot.

 

that’s it! that how you run vmware workstation start on boot centos

 

That’s it.

Setup BIND DNS Server on CentOS 7

VMware Tools CentOS 6.x easy installation guide.

VMware Tools CentOS 6.x easy installation guide.

Prerequisities

if you have installed new setup of centos or you haven’t installed yet, you need make, gcc, kernel-devel..

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VMware Onyx usage and examples

Overview

“Onyx is a standalone application that serves as a proxy between the vSphere Client and the vCenter Server. It monitors the network communication between them and translates it into an executable PowerShell code. Later, this code could be modified and saved into a reusable function or script.”
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Resize VirtualBox Disk using VBoxManager

Overview

Oracle VirtualBox has no GUI to resize VirtualBox disk VDI format so you need to use a Command Prompt utility called VBoxManager.

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Hide VMware SSH warning in vMware vSphere Client

Overview

By default when enabling SSH Access to a vSphere Host we will get a constant VMware SSH warning, In this tutorial we will explain how to remove it.

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Setup BIND DNS Server on CentOS 7

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Centos Minimal 6.3

Prerequisities

if you have installed new setup of centos minimal or you haven’t installed yet, you need make, gcc, kernel-devel in order to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions installation script.

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