HOW TO SETUP VIRTUAL MACHINES ON DEMILITARIZED ZONE

Updated: Oct 30, 2019

Create and install virtual machines: Let us start by installing the virtual machines on NUC1 for demilitarized zone, firstly open the VMware Workstation 15.

Installation of DMZ-window 10:

Click create a new virtual machine

Tick typical and click next

Tick ‘I will install the operating system later’ and press next

Choose the respective guest OS and version that you want to install, in this case it is Microsoft windows 10, after that click Next.

Rename the virtual machine and click browse store the virtual machines in desired place.

Key in the capacity according to the infrastructure drafting and tick store virtual disk as a single file.

Click ‘Customize Hardware’

Change the memory to 2GB (2048MB in binary)

Change the processors to 1

Tick ‘use ISO image file’

click close

Click ‘Finish’

Click ‘Power on this virtual machine’

Click Install now

Click ‘I don’t have a product key’

Choose Windows 10 Pro then press ‘Next’

Tick ‘I accept the license terms’ and press ‘Next’.

Choose ‘Custom: Install windows only (advanced)’

Click ‘Next’

click yes

click yes

click skip

choose set up for personal use then click next

Choose offline account at the bottom left

Click No

create an username then click next

key in a password then click next

Turn off for all option then click accept

When it is loaded, click on VM tab on the top and click install VMware Tools to install vmware tools.

Installation of DMZ- window server 2012:

Click create a new virtual machine

Tick typical and click next

Tick ‘I will install the operating system later’ and press next

Renamed the virtual machine and choose the location to store the virtual machine then click Next

Key in 100GB for storage and tick store virtual disk as a single file, after that click next

Click Customize hardware

Change the RAM to 2GB (2048MB in binary)

Change number of processor and core per processor to one



Click Finish

Click power on this virtual machine

Click next

Click install now

After key in the product key, click next

Choose server with GUI and click next

Tick “I accept….” And click Next



Click Next

Create password the Administrator then click Finish to proceed


Click on the symbol above that is listed on the vmware tab is to send ctrl+alt+del to the virtual machine

Login as Administrator.

On the VM tab, click Install VMware tools to install VMware tools.


Installation of dmz-window server 2016:


Choose the guest operating system and version accordingly then click next

Renamed the virtual machines, choose the stored location then click next

Key in 80GB, tick store virtual disk as a single file ten click next

Click customize hardware

Click power on this virtual machines

Press Enter on keyboard

Click next

Click Install now

Choose standard evaluation (desktop experience) then click Next.

Tick I accept the license terms then click next


On the VM tab, click Install VMware tools to install vmware tools.


Installation of DMZ-centos7:

Click create a new virtual machine

Choose typical(recommended) then click next

Tick I will install the operating system later then click next

Choose Unix for guest OS and choose centos 7 64bit for the version, after that click next

Renamed the virtual machine, choose the location to store this vm