Originally Posted by omgs
You don't have to set any extra IP in the host. The ip has to be set in the guest just like if it was physical. Of course, it's up to your lan what ip, mask, etc to set in the guest being static and in bridged mode. If your guest doesn't have to be reached from other clients in your lan, then you don't need bridged mode.
I am also facing a same kind of problem,,
I have host machine windows 7 and installed VMware. in VMware i installed OEL5. now the issue is i am not able to use putty or other filezella to communicate with my OEL5 in VMware..
I do not have much knowledge about this IP and all,, When i power on the VMware OEL it automatically obtained a IP address from my local network. i am able to ping from both side,, but not able to connect with the OEL OS via Putty..
PLs help me, i asked this Question in Several posts stil there is no reply..