In today’s edition of “Insight’s Inbox” we answer a reader’s question on how to get started with VMware Workstation.

Reader Question:

I’m new to PLC programming and your article about VMware has peaked my interest.

Do you have any additional information about setting up VMware, such as going through the actual setup process?

Insight’s Answer:

First, thank you for reading our article on Virtualization.

We do in fact have several videos on setting up and using VMware, which I’ll list below:

We also have a podcast on this subject here:

I hope you’ve found today’s Insight’s Inbox about “getting started with VMware” helpful.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions, please feel free to share them with us by submitting the “post a comment or question” link below.

Until next time, Peace ✌️ 

Shawn M Tierney
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  1. This is good. Next would be nice to touch on the network setup (Bridge, NAT, Static IP for Host and VM, etc.) to work with RSLinx classic and RSLinx enterprise


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