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SearchOpenSource: Running Windows As a VM on Linux with VMware Server

Jan 11, 2007, 05:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Harley Stagner)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"Want to give your IT security or administrator staff access to Windows applications right in their preferred Linux desktop environment? Follow this tip and you can easily do this without needing to set up an expensive and complex Citrix environment. Also, did I mention that the following solution can be set up using free software?

"Many networks today are heterogeneous environments consisting of many different operating aystems that are both Windows- and Linux-based. This is especially true with the advancements in virtualization technology. If you want a new operating system, just create a virtual machine (VM) and install or download a pre-configured virtual appliance. It is well-documented that VMs are a boon to developers and system testers. However, they can be a big help to network and security administrators as well..."

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