Once you have installed and configured your virtual machine in VMware Workstation, you are ready to integrate the VM with GNS3.
Start GNS3 and create a New project:
Click Edit and then Preferences:
Click VMware VMs:
Click New to add a new virtual machine:
Select the virtual machine from the VM list. In this example TinyCore-Local-VMware is selected. Then click Finish:
The new virtual machine is now available in GNS3.Click Edit to change the VM settings:
Click the Network Tab:
Check the Allow GNS3 to us any configured VMware adapter checkbox then then click OK:
Click VMware to edit the VMware configuration:
Click the Network Tab to view the available Managed VMnet interfaces:
The number set here depends on the topologies you are going to use with GNS3. Start with a range of vmnet2 to vmnet8 and then increase as needed.
Click Configure. GNS3 will create the relevant network adapters on your PC:
Once completed, click Click OK to complete the integration.