Hey Andy,

I am able to ping the default gateway.  I also made all the name changes to 
match as you described, however, I'm still unable to get Internet access on my 
vms.  Aside from the network guys telling me an unintentional fib, is there 
some other possible reason for this issue?



On Jan 25, 2011, at 1:57 PM, Andy Kurth wrote:

> The network type should be bridged.  I'd remove host-only and NAT if you have 
> them enabled for simplicity.
> How are the Virtual Switch 1 & 2 values configured in the VM profile? On the 
> Summary page for the VMware host, what is listed under the Name column under 
> Networks?  For VMware Server 2.x, the defaults are usually "Bridged" and 
> "Bridged (2)".  Configure your VCL VM profile values to match the values in 
> the Name column, not the VMnet column.
> Also, check the subnet mask and default gateway being assigned to your 
> images.  Can you ping the default gateway?
> -Andy
> On 1/24/2011 2:12 PM, James Patrick Sigmon wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I'm having troubles getting internet access for my images.  I'm currently 
>> assigning address statically on a standalone system.  The images can 
>> communicate with each other and the management node, but nothing outside of 
>> that.  I confirmed with the network guys that the ip addresses I'm using 
>> should have internet access, so I assume this must be a VMware setting issue.
>> This is my first time using VMware Server 2, so I may have slipped up 
>> somewhere.  I've tried host-only and bridged networking and neither resolve 
>> the issue.  In the past, for VMware Server  1, I used to use Custom and then 
>> specified the vmnet.  I'm not sure how this setting transposes over to 
>> VMware Server 2.
>> Any ideas are appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> Patrick Sigmon

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