VMware Workstation is a hosted hypervisor that runs on x64 versions of Windows and Linux operating systems; it enables users to set up virtual machines
on a single physical machine, and use them simultaneously along with the actual machine.
To download the VMware workstation player, you can click on the following link https://www.vmware.com/products/player/playerpro-evaluation.html. To install the VMware workstation player, follow the steps given below.
Step 1 Click on “Download Now” as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 2You will see that a file has been downloaded → double click on it.
Step 3 A Table will pop-up initializing the installation of VMware → Click “Next”.
Step 4 Check the box “I accept the terms in the license agreement” → Click on “Next”.
Step 5 Once again, click on the “Next” button.
Step 6 Leave the default values and click on “Next”.
Step 7Once again, click on “Next”.
Step 8Click on “Install”.
An icon will be created on the desktop. Click on it and a table will pop–up, where you have two possibilities: If you want to use it as a non-commercial version, just enter your email address. If you want to use it as a commercial version, check the second option and enter your serial key.
To create a virtual machine, we have to follow the steps given below.Step 1 Click on “Player” → File → New Virtual Machine.
To set up the networking modes of a virtual machine in a VMware Workstation, follow below steps
Step 1 Click on the “Edit virtual machine settings”.
Step 2 A table will be opened with the settings of networking and on the left hand side panel of this table click on “Network Adaptor”.
Step 3 On the left of this table, you can see the networking modes as shown in the following screnshots.
Step 4 If we want to limit the bandwidth usage of a virtual machine, click on “Advance” and set the incoming and outgoing bandwidths.