VMware Workstation

How to create virtual machine in Workstation ?

Hello guys as we have already saw how to install VMware Workstation in our VMware Lab Page so after installation you will require the virtual machine to run the ESXi & Windows Server.  So to help you out i made this simple post by which you can easily create virtual machine.

So let’s start step by step:-

Step 1:
Open the VMware Workstation by double clicking on it.
Choose the option “Create New Virtual Machine as shown”.


Step 2:
Here you will get 2 options first is Typical which is recommended & second is custom advanced for advanced configuration.
So we will choose Typical & click Next to continue.


Step 3:
Here you have to provide the Installer disk for your guest operating system.
Either you can insert CD in your CD/DVD Drive & choose first option or you can choose the second option to provide the ISO image of the os.
You can also choose the last option i will install operating system later.

Step 4:
Provide the License Key or you can insert later after installing the operating system.
Choose the correct version of Windows Server.
You can also provide the Administrator Password or you can set after installation of operating system.

Step 5:
Provide the Virtual Machine Name & Location where you want to store files of virtual machine.
Click Next to continue.

Step 6:
Provide the storage of to your virtual machine.
You can store virtual disk in a single file or splits into multiple file.

Step 7:
Here you can see all the configuration of your virtual machine.
You can also customize the hardware for your virtual machine by clicking customize hardware button.
By customizing you can increase or decrease the Memory, CPU Core & you can also change additional options.
After customization Tick the button Power on the virtual machine after creation.
Click Finish to Create your virtual machine.

That’s it now you can see your virtual machine is created on the right side.


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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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