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Old 03-17-2013, 02:11 PM   #1
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No connection to the network via port eth0


I have no connection to the network via port eth0 - what should I do?
I have installed CentOS 6 on VMWare player 3.1
I did not know how to touch the FW setting if needed.
 
Old 03-17-2013, 03:19 PM   #2
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Post some basic information first -- what does "ifconfig eth0" show? How did you set up the virtual network in VMWare? It has a number of configuration options (host only, brudged, or NAT come to mind) for the virtual network it sets up. Which one did you choose?

The basic idea here is to see if you're getting an IP address assigned, and if not what the configuration options for your virtual network are.
 
Old 03-17-2013, 05:05 PM   #3
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I shall copy and send you the ifcfg-eth0 credentials (one I recall is "BOOTPROT=dhcp".
My virtual network is set to "Bridged" (I ma using at home ADSL modem-router to the public ISP.
How do I check whether I was assigned an IP address?
Meanwhile greatly appreciate your prompt response (I have registered today to LQ and it is great !)
 
Old 03-18-2013, 01:52 AM   #4
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can you post result of ifconfig -all
 
Old 03-18-2013, 03:00 PM   #5
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It seemes that changing the virtual machine FW setting from "Bridged" to "NAT" resolved the issue - thank you for your quick suport so far.
 
  


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