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Old 10-19-2010, 12:50 PM   #1
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configuring linux 5.4

i have installed redhat linux 5.4 on vm ware virtual machine on win 7
and have created a user account which i want to acces by secure shell installed on win 7.what settings should be done this on linux and how to get host name
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There shouldn't be any extra configuration required unless you disabled ssh access on the firewall page during installation. Log on to the vm's console and run '/sbin/ifconfig eth0', this will give you the current IP address of the vm. By default the network interface will be configured to use dhcp to obtain an address, being a virtual machine it is unlikely that the address will change due to the dhcp lease expiring so you should be safe enough adding an entry to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.

eg. mylinuxvm

Then you can use the IP address or 'mylinuxvm' as the destination to ssh to.

I won't go into the details for setting up a static IP address yet, see how you go

Old 10-21-2010, 12:54 PM   #3
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thankyou it worked


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