Recently i installed Vmware ESXi on my proliant server and created some VM there , opened ports on mikrotik router and installed nginx web server and when i tried to reach it via external ip it gets me on my web client of Vsphere ESXi. Any help ? I assume that the client uses the 80 port ? Thanks in advance.

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    You have more problems than that if you're exposing your host to the world.
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    Apr 28, 2015 at 16:45
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You're NATting to the wrong IP. Don't NAT to your host's management IP, NAT to your guest's IP.

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