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Vmserver, server2003 guest, xp guest

Discussion in 'Virtual Computing' started by mattgnik, Jan 26, 2008.

  1. mattgnik

    mattgnik New Member

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    Six days I've been trying to work this out and I thought I had it, but I give up.
    I'm going to ask the questions.

    My ethernet wireless adapter address (on host)
    IP address 192.168.1.103
    subnet mask 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 192.168.1.254

    I've made my 2003 machine to the following settings
    Ip address 10.0.1.151
    subnet 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 10.0.1.2

    Xp machine I'm trying to join to my domain is

    IP 10.0.1.152
    Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 10.0.1.2

    DNS for my 2k3

    Vmnet 0 bridged to automatically chosen adapter
    Vmnet1 Bridged network shared with host 10.0.1.0
    Vmnet8 Nat 192.168.153.0

    The problem I have is getting my xp guest to see my win2k3 guest.
    When I ask it to join the domain it tells me it can't find the domain.
    I've checked the scope of the domain and it is right, the xp guest should see it.
    I'm not sure my guest default gateway should be what I'm telling it to be.
    I'm not sure what I should configure Vmnet 1 or 8 to be.
    I've checked IIS and it is running on my host. (small bright spot for adding to my minimal knowledge of IIS )
    Please help.
    Regards
    Matt
     
    Certifications: A+ Hardware, Software & Networking
    WIP: Server2003
  2. onoski

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    Your default gateway 192.168.1.254 needs to be under the other default gateway and not the 10.x.x.x. To simplify things change the 10.x.x.x range to the 192.x.x.x range with the same default gateway 192.168.1.254.

    Best wishes and lets know how you get on.
     
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  3. mattgnik

    mattgnik New Member

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    Thankyou for replying.
    I've made the suggested changes, have an issue still with the host virtual network settings.
    But firstly, I'll write down my new settings.

    My ethernet wireless adapter address (on host)
    Connection specific DNS suffix home.gateway
    IP address 192.168.1.103
    subnet mask 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 192.168.1.254


    I've made my guest 2003 machine to the following settings

    Ip address 192.168.1.48
    subnet 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 192.168.1.254

    guest Xp machine trying to join my guest 2003
    (Settings came from ipconfig, however tcp/ip set to automatically obtain IP address and automatically obtain DNS )
    Connection-specific DNS local matt.local (name of scope on server2003, good so far)
    IP 10.0.1.152
    Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 10.0.1.1 (this bit I don't like)

    Vmnet 0 bridged to automatically chosen adapter


    Vmnet1 Bridged network shared with host
    Ip address 10.0.1.0
    subnet 255.255.255.0
    default gateway empty (not set)

    Vmnet8 Nat 192.168.153.1
    subnet 255.255.255.0

    When I tried to change the Vmnet1 within Virtual network editor to the default gateway (192.168.1.254) and left the subnet mask at 255.255.255.0 I was told the IP address was outside the range.
    Am I getting closer or just circling like Pluto?
     
    Certifications: A+ Hardware, Software & Networking
    WIP: Server2003
  4. Sparky
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    Keep everything on the same subnet mate 8)
     
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  5. mattgnik

    mattgnik New Member

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    I'd like to, but its not playing nicely.
     
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    WIP: Server2003
  6. Bluerinse
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    It looks like you possibly have two dhcp servers handing out different subnets. (your wireless router and your server?). You should only allow your server to hand out IP addresses or you will get very confused.
     
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  7. popeye67

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    Ok,
    Vmware is very peculiar about nics especially if they are not connected to anything (ie down).

    On the other hand just create couple of virtual networks (all on different subnets) and then join the machines to vmnet that you need. Very good for playing with routing. You only need one vmnet be assigned to 'real' card and thats the one that connects to you internet router/firewall/modem.

    If you need more help, shout.

    hth
     

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