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OPS235 Lab 2

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Part 2: Configure VMware Workstation for Nested VMs
# In a terminal as the root user, edit the file called: '''/boot/efi/EFI/centos/grub.cfg'''<ul><li>'''If this file doesn't exist, double-check your UEFI settings in VMWare Workstation for c7host. If BIOS is selected, <u>you MUST redo Lab 1</u>.'''</li></ul>
# Search for the <b>first occurrence</b> of the Linux Kernel boot command. Do not make the following changes on more than one entry!
# Insert the boot option: '''kvm-intel.nested=1''' at the end of the Linux kernel boot options.<ul><li>For '''AMD''' processors, check the /sys/module/'''kvm_amd'''/parameters/nested file.</li></ul>
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<ol><li value="4">Save your editing changes, close the virtual machine application, and <u>'''reboot'''</u> your c7host VM.</li>
<li>If you configured your c7host VM for nested VMs, then you should get the output <b><code><span style="color:#3366CC;font-size:1.2em;">Y</span></code></b> when you issue the following command:<br><b><code><span style="color:#3366CC;font-size:1.2em;">cat /sys/module/kvm_intel/parameters/nested</span></code></b></li><ul><li>For '''AMD'''If processors, check the /sys/module/'''kvm_amd'''/parameters/nested file.</li></ul><ul><li>And if kvm_intel directory doesn't exist, double-check your '''Processors => Virtualization Engine (Intel VT-x/EPT...) ''' settings in VMWare Workstation.'''</li></ul>
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