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Video: Prepare CentOS 6.x virtual machine for cloning

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In my last video, we walked through how to install VMware Tools for CentOS 6.x. Now we are going to prepare the virtual machine for cloning. This requires we remove a specific file; /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. This file contains the MAC address for the virtual machine. Once removed, the […]


Video: Installing VMware Tools in CentOS 6.x

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert This is a video demonstration on installing VMware Tools in CentOS 6.x. The assumptions for this walk through are you have access to VMware Workstation or the vSphere Client to initiate the VMware Tools installation and at least 1 E1000 network card to provide internet access. VMware […]


Windows 8.1 sleep mode with VMware Workstation running

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert One of the things I’ve been curious about as I build my home lab in VMware workstation is the stability of my lab if my Windows 8.1 host goes into sleep mode without any intervention with the lab virtual machines, says after hours troubleshooting and you’re just […]


VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 5 – ESXi Template

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 5 – ESXi Template VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 4 – Domain Controller setup VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 3 – Domain Controller VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 2 – Attack of the Clones VMware Workstaion Home Lab […]


VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 4 – Domain Controller setup

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 4 – Domain Controller setup VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 3 – Domain Controller VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 2 – Attack of the Clones VMware Workstaion Home Lab Setup Part 1 – Windows VM Alight, so far we […]