CentOS installation steps on Windows using HyperVisor – Part 1

 

For building Hadoop Cluster on Cloudera Hadoop Cluster (CDH 5), first step is to install Linux. Using any of HyperV(Microsoft), VMWare Workstation (VMWare) , Virtual Box (Oracle) Linux installation can be done on a virtual server. This post details step by step installation guide for installing CentOS 7.0 using Hyper-V and Virtual Box.

Before starting installation download required ISO images from CentOS site. Click below link and download appropriate ISO image required.

http://isoredirect.centos.org/centos/7/isos/x86_64/  . For this walk through guide, CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.iso was used.

 

1. Open Hyper-V Manager on Windows Machine.

2. Right Click and select New -> Virtual Machine

3. A “New Virtual Machine Wizard launches”

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  4. Click “Next” on New Virtual Machine Wizard to go to “Specify Name and Location” tab.

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5. Enter Name of Virtual machine. HDPNameNode was entered below as I was building Hadoop Cluster.

6. Optionally, if alternative location is required, Select “Store the virtual machine in a different location” and enter path to store VM

7. Click Next to go to tab “Specify Generation”.

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8. Selection “Generation 1”

Note: Need to check installation with “Generation 2” for Linux.

9. Click Next to move to “Assign Memory”

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10. In “Assign Memory” tab, based on available memory on system and number of VMs that would run, assign memory to Guest OS.

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10. In this section provide

  1. 1. Name of Virtual hard disk
  2. 2. Path where to store Virtual Hard disk.
  3. Size of Virtual Hard Disk (16 – 24 GB is good enough).

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11. Select bootable image that was downloaded earlier.

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12. Review Virtual Machine configuration and click finish to complete “New Virtual Machine” Wizard.

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13. On Hyper V manager, new Virtual Machine “HDPNameNode” will be listed. Right click on Virtual Machine name and click on Connect.

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This launches Linux bootable image. Next post will detail step by step installation of Linux (CentOS 7.0 version).

Abhyast

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