RHEL 7 Installation on VMware with screenshots

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Step 1 :
Give hardware resource and configure VM as per your need.
Then , Select ISO image and attach on VM .You can choose below any of options.

After selecting media first ,select Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0


You can also Test this media other option.


The next step is to change Language System Support and Keyboard language. Click on both if you want to change or add other languages to your system but for a server the recommendation is to stick with English language.
Select as per our none.

Step 2 : Installation summary screen will come select software source.If you want to use other sources than the ones provided by the DVD media hit on Installation Source and add your Additional Repositories or specify a network location using HTTP, HTTPS, FTP or NFS protocols then hit on Done to use your new sources. If you can’t provide other sources stick to default one Auto-detected installation media

Software Selection > Server with GUI or your requirement of use. The next important step is to select your system software. Click on Software Selection and choose your Base Installation Environment from the down-list. For a highly customizable platform where you can install only the packages that you need after the installation, choose Minimal Install with Compatibility Libraries Add-ons, then hit on Done to apply this changes to installation process.

Select installation destination

After finishing editing Ethernet Interface settings hit on Done which you bring you to default window installer and after you check on your installation settings hit on Begin Installation to proceed further with system installation.

Then move to User Creation and provide your credentials for this new user. A good idea is to use this user as a system administrator with root powers through sudo command by checking the box Make this user administrator, then click on Done and wait for the installation process to finish.

As you see the installation has begun in the mean time you can add a password for your root user. Also you can create additional user by using the “User Creation” thumbnail.

After the installation finishes the installer will announce that everything completed with success so you should be ready to use your system after reboot.

Once the machine reboots, next it will prompt the below screen. Click on “License Information”

Accept the Terms and Conditions

Click on “Finish Configuration”
Next you will get the Kdump configuration page.

Let us enable the Kdump and let the machine decide the amount of memory required for the same.


I do not want to register my system to RHN as for now,also we can perform this step later so let us skip this part for now.


Next you get your Login Screen which means we have successfully installed our Operation System i.e. RHEL 7.0 (64 bit).

Create a user.(Optional)

Select your location and time zone
Next you get your Login Screen which means we have successfully installed our Operation System i.e. RHEL 7.0 (64 bit).

So we are done here.

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