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 From:  Andreas Bahr <eyebear at prima dot de>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Cc:  thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall in a VMware environment
 Date:  Tue, 29 Nov 2005 08:18:48 +0100
thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch schrieb:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm experiencing some problems with m0n0wall in a VMware environment.
> 
> My goal is to test m0n0wall as PPTP server.
> 
> WindowsXP-A connects m0n0wall
> then gets access to WindowsXP-B
> 
> Unfortunately WindowsXP-B couldn't
> receive an IP address from m0n0wall's DHCP
> Below the details and explanations :
> 
>                 ---LAN----WindowsXP-B
>                | 
> [ m0n0wall ]|---WAN----WindowsXP-A
>                | 
>                 ---DMZ
>   
> - I downloaded a m0n0wall vmdisk from Chris Buechler web page:
> http://chrisbuechler.com/index.php?id=18
> 
> (Chris prepared some VM disks, thanks to him)
> 
> - I loaded the following image into a VMware GSX 3.2 :
> http://chrisbuechler.com/m0n0wall/downloads/m0n0wall-1.2b7-HD-VMware-legacy.zip
> 
> - Then a loaded a Windows XP
> 
> - Chris prepared the m0n0wall vmdisk as follows:
> NIC1 - Ethernet 1 - LAN - VMnet2 (192.168.96.1/24)
                              ^^^^
> NIC2 - Ethernet 2 - WAN - VMnet3
> NIC3 - Ethernet 3 - OPT - VMnet4 (192.168.97.1/24)
> 
> - I set the Windows XP as follows:
> NIC - Vmnet2
> 
> - Then I started the m0n0wall vmdisk
> In the m0n0wall Console Setup I chose option 6)
> I tried pinging : 192.168.96.1 --> OK
> 
> -After that I started WindowsXP-B.
> As said WindowsXP NIC was set to VMnet2
                                     ^^^^
> above. Something's probably missing.
Yes. You might have a conflict here.
I have no vmnet on the host-only-nic, all vmnets 
are associated to a dedicated 4-port-nic which is 
used by the vmware only.


   Andreas