How to install VMware Server: A screencast

Takeaway: VMware Server is a free virtualization product that allows you to quickly get up and running with new virtual machines. In addition, it allows you to download and use pre-built "virtual appliances" that are available from the VMware Technology Network's Virtual Appliance Marketplace. This screencast will cover the requirements for installing the product and then will walk through the basic installation process to get you up and running quickly. Running time: 11 minutes


    Requires Free Membership to View

Anil Desai

About the speaker: Anil Desai is an independent consultant and IT book author who has managed datacenter environments that support thousands of virtual machines. Anil is an MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA and a Microsoft MVP (Windows Server -- Management Infrastructure).

Learn more about VMware:




  • VMware on Linux: Learning guide
    This learning guide offers a quick overview of everything the VMware Server on Linux series has to offer, from installing VMware on Linux to installing a guest operating system on a virtual machine.



  • VMware how-tos
    This collection includes tips on VMotion, VCB script additions VMware Player and more.


  • VMware topic list
    Everything on the site that concerns VMware -- news, tips, advice, and more -- is listed in this topic.

This was first published in October 2007

Join the conversation Comment



    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.