Edge Service Installation - VMWARE Player

How to create a new virtual machine and assign the downloaded Edge Service disk image in VMWARE Player

Start by creating a new Virtual Machine to host a Linux 64bit OS.

 

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Press "Customize Hardware" to give more RAM and CPU than the default settings allow.

 

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Press Close once edition is done.

 

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Press Finish to finalize the machine creation.

VMWare Player has now created a machine with a default disk that we will replace with the correct one.

Right-click on the new Virtual Machine and select "Settings".

 

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Navigate to the existing Hard Disk and select "Remove".

 

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Then select "Add" to create the new one:

 

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If you have two .vmdk files, choose the smallest of the two .vmdk files, otherwise choose the one that was extracted from your Edge Service archive download.

 

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Your Edge Service is now ready to start.