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 From:  thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall in a VMware environment
 Date:  Tue, 29 Nov 2005 10:02:04 +0100
The problem mentioned below has been solved.
It was a VMware configuration issue.
Everything is funtionning properly.
Thanks again to Chris Buechler for his m0n0wall vmdisk.


>-- Message original --
>Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 22:07:43 +0100
>From: thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall in a VMware environment
>
>
>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
>I was expecting WindowsXP to get an IP
>address from m0n0wall, something like 192.168.96.*
>
>Unfortunately nothing came as expected.
>WindowsXP-B got his IP from internal DHCP
>something like 169.x.x.x
>
>I couldn't ping the m0n0wall interface 192.168.96.1
>and had no results with an ipconfig /renew
>
>To be honest I'm not that comfortable with VMware
>but I really don't see what is going wrong with the config
>above. Something's probably missing.
>
>Thanks for your help
>
>Tom.
>
>
>
>
>
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