Working Instructions of installing VMware Player and Cloudera VM on windows



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1. Download VMWare player from:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_player/6_0
- Select windows

2. install VMware player

3. download cloudera VM from: (for 4.7 version)

http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera/en/downloads/quickstart_vms/cdh-4-7-x.html

- Select first option VmWare to download

4. Make sure the zip file name and size is proper:
cloudera-quickstart-vm-4.7.0-0-vmware.7Z
size = 2,46,1754 KB


5. Unzip the file
it should have 6 files. One of which is:
cloudera-quickstart-vm-4.7.0-0-vmware.vmx


6. Open VMware player
- select open virtual machine
- point to the cloudera-quickstart-vm-4.7.0-0-vmware.vmx
- Play virtual machine