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Old 11-12-2007, 11:13 AM   #1
marc1911
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Disabled IP stack problem on VMWare host


Hi there,

I'm using 6 network interface on my VMware host machine which is a OpenSuse 10.2 server. Two of them are directly connected to the internet. For both these interfaces I disabled the IP stack by assigning 0.0.0.0/255.255.255.0 to the interfaces.

Why?

I've 2 internet connections. One static and one dynamic. For both I've IPCop running ontop of VMWare as guest OS's. So the internet traffic needs to go straight form the networkinterfaces to the IPCop (sanboxing).

I've it working for the static IP connection, but somehow I can't get it working for the dynamic connection. My ISP will only give me an IP address when a specific hostname is attached. I had this working earlier. The difference is now that I use Linux instead of Windows as the VMWare host. On Windows it worked, on Linux it doesn't (yet!).

Could it be a validation issue? Because if I connect the IPCop RED interface to a LAN connection instead of the WAN, it resolves a proper IP address using DHCP! Of course no hostname checking is done here.

Configuration is as follows:
On the VMWare host I've 6 networkinterfaces:
eth0 = vmnet0 = 192.x.1.101 local IP to my 1st LAN
eth1 = vmnet6 = 192.x.2.101 local IP to my 2nd LAN
eth2 = vmnet2 = 0.0.0.0 / 255.255.255.0
eth3 = vmnet3 = 0.0.0.0 / 255.255.255.0
eth4 = vmnet4 = 0.0.0.0 / 255.255.255.0
eth5 = vmnet5 = 0.0.0.0 / 255.255.255.0

IPCop1 (static):
Green = vmnet0 = 192.x.1.1
Red = vmnet2 = 1x4.x5.xxx.42

IPCop2 (dynamic)
Green = vmet0 = 192.x.2.1
Red = vmnet3 = get IP from ISP through DHCP when hostname = valid

So is there anybody around to assist?

Regards,

Marc
 
  


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