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Old 11-07-2008, 05:12 AM   #1
Niranjang
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Configuring static ip


Hi all,

I have ubuntu installed in my machine and on top of it I have installed VMWare which has RHEL 4 as guest OS. I have installed oracle Apps in my guest OS. Now i need to make my guest OS ip static so that i can access oracle apps across my network.

Note: Initially when i was configuring my guest OS I chose NAT as my network setting.

Can anyone pls help me out with this.
 
Old 11-07-2008, 05:38 AM   #2
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You should turn on forwarding on your host machine with
# echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
and add a route to your virtual network (if there no)
ip route add 172.20.0.0/24 dev tap0
where 172.20.0.0/24 should be altered with address and netmask of virtual network, and tap0 - with name of the virtual interface.
 
Old 11-07-2008, 05:39 AM   #3
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you could also change the VM machine configuration to set the (virtual) network interface in bridge mode. You do that from vmware control panel. Next you configure the static ip address inside RHEL.
If you have more than one, you can bridge the guest interface to a different physical interface than the host (say eth1) and possibly have different network addresses to route packets to.
Regards

Last edited by hopbyhop; 11-07-2008 at 05:42 AM.
 
Old 11-07-2008, 05:50 AM   #4
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Thanks guys.... Will do the same and let u know ppl.
 
  


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