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Old 10-29-2008, 08:37 AM   #1
patrick2099
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Unhappy Configure virtual network settings in debian guest on xp host dual nics


Debian 40r4a
2.6.18-6-686
VMware server v1.03
XP sp3.

Hi,

Currently setting up test developement environment for our sw engineers.
This is the scenario Id like to get to.
Im running a debian virtual machine on my xp host using vmware server.
There are two physical network adapters in the physical machine one connected to our main lan and the other to a development board running network/telephone services.

In the virtual environment I want to be able to connect one virtual network card to each network segment. One to pull down files from our lan (using an ftp client ) and the othr to connect to external hardware for development purposes.(both dhcp)

Ideally Id like one nic to be configured in nat mode and one in bridged mode.

However I only ever see one network interface in debian (eth2) . i can configure this to use NAT or bridged. in bridged i get an ip address for one of the cards , and can ping one of the subnets. In nat i can ping both of the subnets but i still only see one network interface when i do ifconfig -a (eth 0).

Im puzzled and think i need to configure the virtual network settings in the vmware server console in order to see two nics in debian, but am not sure how to do this.

I created this image on a different machine that the one its currently on now (does this make a difference)

Any help greatly appreciated as its becoming urgent.

tks.
 
Old 11-04-2008, 07:10 PM   #2
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if you are using VMware server 1.03 then you should be over at the VMware forum asking this question. This is a VMware problem dealing with the fact that you have a server software on a client operating system. I would strongly advise you too seek futher asistance from thier KB .
 
  


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