Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have installed a virtualized debain 5 with VMware Player on Windows 7.

Can I login with ssh to my virtualized server from my Windows?

(sorry couldn't explain it better :D )

thanks

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Assuming you have configured your network settings correctly in VMWare player to allow access from the host, then yes you should be able to SSH into the guest.

share|improve this answer
    
HMM which ip address should i use to login with? –  dynamic Jan 23 '11 at 20:42
1  
@yes123 - the address assigned to the virtual debian 5 guest. You have to understand that as clever as virtualisation is, it doesn't do anything magical to networking; each machine running in a virtual machine needs an IP address (either a 'real' one from/on your LAN, or I think it can self assign an IP and NAT through your host) and you communicate with this box much like you would any other device on your network. –  RobM Jan 23 '11 at 21:01

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.