Installing VMware Tools from the Command Line with the Tar Installer

The first steps are performed on the host, within Workstation menus:

1.     Power on the virtual machine.
2.     After the guest operating system has started, prepare your virtual machine to install VMware Tools.

Choose VM > Install VMware Tools.

The remaining steps take place inside the virtual machine. Continue reading Installing VMware Tools from the Command Line with the Tar Installer

Linux Open Port 80 (HTTP Web Server Port)

Q. How do I open port 80 (Apache Web Server) under Red Hat / CentOS / Fedora Linux?

A. The default configuration file for iptables based firewall under RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux is /etc/sysconfig/iptables. Open this file using a text editor such as vi:

Linux Open Port 80 (http)

vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables

Append rule as follows:

 -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT

Save and close the file. Restart iptables:

 /etc/init.d/iptables restart