Thanks for your answer. How can I load my VM using vmguest-1? What
command should I use? Do I need to modify the .vmx file to add the static
IP address for my new VM?


On 10/5/11 11:54 AM, "Aaron Peeler" <fapee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:

>Hello Lei,
>When prompted for the computer name/IP, you will want to enter
>vmguest-1. The vm needs to be running and you need to be able to login
>via ssh identity keys from your management node.
>On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:26 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>>    I am following the instruction of creating a base linux image
>> (https://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/create-a-linux-base-image.html) , but I am
>> very confused about the document, and would appreciate any help. I have
>> following settings:
>>   1. Blade #1: management code
>>   2. Blade #2: a compute node (name: CSB2, VM host computer running
>> 5.5 and VMware server 1.x. It has been added into the VCL database)
>>   3. Two guest VMs (vmguest-1, vmguest-2) assigned to the VM host
>> using the vcl website.
>>   I have created a new virtual machine using VMware console in CSB2.
>>Now I
>> would like  to capture it. After setting up the  network of the VM, I
>> vcld -setup on the management node. When it asks for the computer
>> and here is my confusion. If I enter CSB2, then it changes the network
>> configuration of CSB2 and then shut down the node, which made the entire
>> process failed. If I enter vmguest-1, it couldn't finish the capture
>> since vmguest-1 is not running. What's wrong in my process? I have read
>> document several times, but cannot figure it out. Can anyone please
>> Thanks,
>> Lei Huang
>Aaron Peeler
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>Virtual Computing Lab
>NC State University
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