VMWare Workstation 10 under CentOS 6.x failed to start Virtual machine monitor

I have experienced recently some issue while attempting to start vmware machines on Centos OS. (6.6).

When I start the vmware services, (service vmware start) the Virtual machine monitor states as FAILED.

Attending to start a vmware, this error appears:

Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory.
Please make sure that the kernel module `vmmon' is loaded.

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Domino Server installation on Linux (Centos or Redhat)

I have been struggling a little, on the configuration steps until I figured that these steps could be done remotely from a Windows Machine.

I have been taken Centos 5.7 x64 and Domino 8.5.1 and Windows Machine. (Windows)

An additional machine is needed to install the Lotus Notes Administrator in order to configure and setup the Domino Server remotely and manage it later on.

Let start by installing the Domino server on the Linux machine; Before starting to install you do need to prepare the platform.

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Install rar and unrar on Centos

Open up ssh client and connect to the server as root user

for 32bit:
 wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm
For 64 bit
 wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm
Install DAG’s GPG key
 rpm --import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt
Install the package
 For 32 bit
 rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm
For 64 bit
 rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm
Install Rar and Unrar
 yum install rar unrar

How to: Mount an ISO image under Linux

  • You must login as a root user, if not root user then switch to root user using following command:
    # su -
  • 2) Create the directory i.e. mount point:
    # mkdir -p /mnt/disk
  • 3) Use mount command as follows to mount iso file called disk1.iso:
    # mount -o loop disk1.iso /mnt/disk