Network Install of CentOS under VMWare

Here is are the steps to go through in order to install CentOS under VMWare over the network

  • Obtain the CentOS Network Install ISO
  • Create your new Virtual Machine
  • Load the downloaded CentOS netinstall ISO into the Virtual CDROM Drive
  • Boot the VM
  • Choose a language
  • Choose a keyboard
  • Choose "HTTP" for you installation method
  • Configure your TCP/IP settings
  • Point to the CentOS repository
    • Web site name : mirror.centos.org
    • CentOS directory : /centos/5.1/os/i386/
  • CentOS will begin installing over HTTP
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  1. Oct 24, 2011

    Anonymous says:

    Its Easier if you have Vcenter setup. Make Centos Templates and Deploy those tem...

    Its Easier if you have Vcenter setup. Make Centos Templates and Deploy those templates