Install done as Server with a GUI and adding KDE, Compatability Libraries and Development Tools For network and hostname Applications - Clock button to on!
For static IP on Centos 6.5 - delete all network connections VMWare Settings - Network Connections - NAT: Used to share hosts IP Address In Centos Delete all Network Connections dmesg | grep eth e1000 00.0: eth0: (PCI:66MHz:32-bit) 00:0c:29:c4:f7:db e1000 00.0: eth0: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection udev: renamed network interface eth0 to eth1 e1000: eth1 NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex, Flow Control: None ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth1: link becomes ready eth1: no IPv6 routers present e1000: eth1 NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex, Flow Control: None ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth1: link becomes ready eth1: no IPv6 routers present cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts vi ifcfg-eth0 DEVICE="eth0" BOOTPROTO="static" HWADDR="00:0C:29: CA:11: B9" IPV6INIT="yes" NM_CONTROLLED="no" ONBOOT="yes" TYPE="Ethernet" IPADDR="192.168.139.251" NETMASK="255.255.255.0" /etc/init.d/network restart Shutting down interface eth0: [ OK ] Shutting down loopback interface: [ OK ] Bringing up loopback interface: [ OK ] Bringing up interface eth0: Determining if ip address 192.168.139.250 is already in use for device eth0...
These were done using VMware Workstation 10.0.3 build-1895310 Hint (from Mark Broadbent) - install a golden image vm and clone the others from that in case anything breaks.
If VMWare complains easty install is still running then edit machine settings, set the floppy drive to physical and disconnect it If windows complains "Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms.
These packages are available on your distribution's installation CD.
[ Press Enter key to continue ] Firefox Web Browser Go to my vmware Login to my vmware and this will bring you to the Download Product screen Download the gz file "VMware Tools packages for Windows and Linux" Choose Save File and this will go to /root/Downloads folder Then run Note, you will still get the prompt that VMware Tools needs upgrading!