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Sorry I have not idea about windows, not really interested (I always use Linux) but at my work gotta use it now, so it's the rule.

My problem is with Wmware and a network issue, let me explain you:

  1. Scenario:

A) I gotta a laptop with windows 7 here are my network configuration (the IP is fixed):

ip: 192.168.1.236 netmask: 255.255.255.0 default gateway: 192.168.1.1 DNS:192.168.1.113

B) I have the wmware player network adaptor defined, maybe that's wrong?:

I just configured ip and subnet mask:

ip:192.168.1.1 netmask: 255.255.255.0

C) I have a debian installed under the Vmware and I settup the network with another fix ip it's been assigned to me to by the network admin:

ip: 192.168.1.238 netmask: 255.255.255.0 default gateway: 192.168.1.1 DNS:192.168.1.113 broadcast: 192.168.1.255

  1. What I'm triying is:

A) to have the debian virtual machine with access to the internet B) I want that virtual machine visible into the network to the others as if it was another common server

  1. My problem:

A) When I settup the VMware with NAT my virtual server can be seen in the network with the assigned ip but can't reach the internet

B) when I settup the Wmware virtual machine in bridge or host only I can reach the internet from the virtual machine but can't be seen on my network by another computer

I'm sure that I am doing something super wrong, probabilly I'm network idiot, but.... no idea.

Could you help me please?

Thanks you

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You assigned an IP conflict to that vmware adapter, its going to think that 1.1 is local to your own machine. change that information or take it out entirely, you DEFINITELY want to be using bridged mode here.

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further explanation: you need to change the vmware player network adapter's configuration to be an IP subnet that is NOT ending in 1.X, let's say 2.X, this would fix things in NAT'd configuration, but also when in bridged modem it won't try and send traffic down that virtual adapter since the link local connection would be a 2.X address. –  SpacemanSpiff Jul 15 '11 at 4:19
    
so I have to remove the gateway from the linux configuration??? –  arrrrgv Jul 15 '11 at 4:20
    
I changed the vmware network adaptor ip to 192.168.2.1, should I changes something in the linux virtual server? I'm using bridge now –  arrrrgv Jul 15 '11 at 4:25
    
Nothing else should be changed, it should work now. –  SpacemanSpiff Jul 15 '11 at 5:22
    
not working, I don't now... –  arrrrgv Jul 15 '11 at 5:33

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