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VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion is a software hypervisor developed by VMware for Macintosh computers for running virtual machines. VMware Fusion allows Intel-based Macs to run operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, NetWare, or Solaris on virtual machines, along with their macOS operating system. We use VMware Fusion to aid in software development on various platforms.

Setup

Installing VMware Fusion is done through GSA Self Service but you need to first request it through Service Now.

  1. Go to gsa.service-now.com.
  2. Sign in with your ENT username and password.
  3. Click Order Something.
  4. Click Software.
  5. Complete the required fields. For software name, select “VMWare Fusion 10.x Pro: Exception”.
  6. In the “additional comments” field, specify that you would like it installed through the GSA Self Service application.
  7. Click Add to Cart.
  8. Click Checkout.

GSA IT will contact you within a few days. Then VMware Fusion should be available through the GSA Self Service application.

Note that currently only VMware Fusion 10.x is available which is not optimized for MacOS Mojave (10.14).

Questions?

Ask in Slack: #gsa-mac-engineering.