Re: VMWare

  • From: "Marlon Brandão de Sousa" <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 09:14:16 -0300

A ... great idea. I'll try that and, if it works, I'll send you an
e-mail asking for instructions to put it online to folks to dpownload.
Marlon

2007/9/30, Sina Bahram <sbahram@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Then do a nat with dhcp, and look at the gateway, and use that same gateway
> in your static setup.
>
> Also, use that gateway address as the dns server addresses, and that should
> hopefully work; otherwise, you'll have to use some other dns servers.
>
> Take care,
> Sina
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Marlon Brandão
> de Sousa
> Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 8:52 PM
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: VMWare
>
> Ok Sina,
> But what is the ip address of the gateway in this case?
> I will set the networking model to nat and set a fixed ip to the virtual
> machine, no problems, but I still didn't figure out what ip address I should
> use as the gateway in the virtual machine configuration.
> Vmware server instructs to let virtual machines use its dhcp, but in this
> case I can not, cinse I want to deliver the virtual machine with an already
> fixed ip address, so I have to know what ip the vmware uses as gateway to
> virtual machines.
> Marlon
>
> 2007/9/30, Sina Bahram <sbahram@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > No, because vmware acts as a router ... it will do nat.
> >
> > Take care,
> > Sina
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Octavian
> > Rasnita
> > Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 12:16 PM
> > To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: VMWare
> >
> > Hmm, with other words, if my ISP allows me to connect only from a
> > certain IP/MAC address, I won't be able to connect to the internet
> > using the virtual machine if I don't have a router?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Octavian
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Kevin Jones" <kevin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 6:22 PM
> > Subject: Re: VMWare
> >
> >
> > > you can not. why would you want to. the virtual machine is
> > > considered different as the virtual machine will have a virtual
> > > network adaptor and a
> >
> > > fecticious mac address, so it will get a different ip from the dhcp
> > > server
> >
> > > unless you statically assign one.
> > >
> > > Octavian Rasnita wrote:
> > >> Ok, I can do that, but could I run both systems with the same IP?
> > >> (the guest and the host)
> > >>
> > >> Octavian
> > >>
> > >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Reiser"
> > >> <metalhead1009000@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 4:51 PM
> > >> Subject: Re: VMWare
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>> I guess enter the ip they give you, never heard of isps using
> > >>> static addresses but I guesss enter the one they give you.
> > >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Octavian Rasnita"
> > >>> <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 4:51 PM
> > >>> Subject: Re: VMWare
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>> Ok, thank you. And in that case what iP address do I need to set
> > >>>> for the guest OS?
> > >>>> I guess that I need to set a different iP address than the host OS.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> The problem is that my ISP allows connections to the internet
> > >>>> only from
> >
> > >>>> a certain address, and they also verify the mac address of the
> > >>>> network card.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Thank you for clarifications.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Octavian
> > >>>>
> > >>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Reiser"
> > >>>> <metalhead1009000@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>> Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 12:42 AM
> > >>>> Subject: Re: VMWare
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>> Use bridged networking, it'll use the networking settings from
> > >>>>> the host OS.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> Mike
> > >>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Octavian Rasnita"
> > >>>>> <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 3:45 PM
> > >>>>> Subject: Re: VMWare
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>> Hi Marlon,
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> VMWare Workstation has more options and some helpful wizards
> > >>>>>> that makes the configuration easier.
> > >>>>>> It also has a wizard for choosing the folders that we want to
> > >>>>>> be shared, and I read that those folders should appear in My
> > >>>>>> Network places and they could also be mapped as drives.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> I finally succeeded to use the USB flash memory and I installed
> > >>>>>> Jaws on the virtual Windows. For the moment I still have some
> > >>>>>> issues regarding networking, because I cannot access the
> > >>>>>> internet from the virtual OS, and I cannot share folders.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> But this be because I've created the virtual machine with
> > >>>>>> VMware server and then I use it with VMWare Workstation, or
> > >>>>>> maybe because I didn't created it correctly.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> VMWare Workstation package also includes VMWare server, but I
> > >>>>>> am sure
> >
> > >>>>>> that if I would try to run it with VMWare server, I will still
> > >>>>>> have those problems.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> Now when I turn it on it appears an error message with the
> > >>>>>> subject "No disk", and I can continue only if I choose the cancel
> button.
> > >>>>>> After that point, I can work fine under the virtual Windows.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> When I created the virtual image using VMWare Server, it didn't
> > >>>>>> set the option of accepting the USB. I've created another one
> > >>>>>> using VMWare Workstation, and in that configuration file I've
> > >>>>>> seen a line something with "USB" in it. So I've copied it in
> > >>>>>> the configuration file of the image created with VMWare Server,
> > >>>>>> and now that image can detect USB.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> I think that all the configuration files for all VMWare
> > >>>>>> products are the same and if you know how to configure them
> > >>>>>> manually, you don't need VMWare Workstation. However, I am a
> > >>>>>> true newbie in this field yet, so...
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> By the way, do you know what type of network connection should
> > >>>>>> I set in the virtual machine?
> > >>>>>> bridged? NAT? Something else?
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> Thank you.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> Octavian
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Marlon Brandão de Sousa"
> > >>>>>> <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>>> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 11:13 PM
> > >>>>>> Subject: Re: VMWare
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> Hello Teddy,
> > >>>>>>> Would you explain me why vmware workstation is better?
> > >>>>>>> I don't know how to run vmware workstation, but you have to
> > >>>>>>> configure the vmware virtual machine network in the vmware
> > >>>>>>> workstation and set an ip to your virtual machine, then you
> > >>>>>>> can use a mapped directory.
> > >>>>>>> I
> > >>>>>>> did not scripted vmware workstation, I did it with vmware
> > >>>>>>> server only.
> > >>>>>>> Thanks
> > >>>>>>> Marlon
> > >>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> 2007/9/29, Octavian Rasnita <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > >>>>>>>> No it is not free. Only VMWare server and VMWare player are free.
> > >>>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>>> However, VMWare Workstation is better.
> > >>>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>>> I discovered how to ungrab the focus using Control+alt, but I
> > >>>>>>>> still
> >
> > >>>>>>>> can't
> > >>>>>>>> share files...
> > >>>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>>> Octavian
> > >>>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
> > >>>>>>>> From: "alex" <laptop456@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>>>>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 9:32 PM
> > >>>>>>>> Subject: Re: VMWare
> > >>>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>>> > Is it free?
> > >>>>>>>> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >>>>>>>> > From: "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>>>>> > To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>>>>>>> > Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 1:34 PM
> > >>>>>>>> > Subject: VMWare
> > >>>>>>>> >
> > >>>>>>>> >
> > >>>>>>>> >> Hi,
> > >>>>>>>> >>
> > >>>>>>>> >> I've installed VMWare Workstation and I installed another
> > >>>>>>>> Windows >> XP on
> > >>>>>>>> >> it.
> > >>>>>>>> >> The virtual OS is very accessible, but I got a few problems:
> > >>>>>>>> >>
> > >>>>>>>> >> 1. I don't know how to get out if I want to use the host OS.
> > >>>>>>>> >> I know that I can use control+alt or something else
> > >>>>>>>> >> (because I defined that hotkey to control+Shift+alt) but
> > >>>>>>>> >> it doesn't do anything.
> > >>>>>>>> The >> focus
> > >>>>>>>> >> is sttill in the guest OS.
> > >>>>>>>> >>
> > >>>>>>>> >> 2. I am using the guest OS only with Narrator because I
> > >>>>>>>> couldn't >> find a
> > >>>>>>>> >> way of sharing files or folders with the host OS.
> > >>>>>>>> >> I have chosen to share the files, and I selected the
> > >>>>>>>> >> folder I
> > >>>>>>>> want >> to
> > >>>>>>>> >> share, but I don't know where on the guest OS should
> > >>>>>>>> >> appear
> > >>>>>>>> that >> folder.
> > >>>>>>>> >> I've tried to find it under My Network Places, the shared
> > >>>>>>>> >> >>
> > >>>>>>>> documents, my
> > >>>>>>>> >> documents, or as another removable storage, but I couldn't
> > >>>>>>>> find >> it.
> > >>>>>>>> >>
> > >>>>>>>> >> 3. I don't know why, but in the guest OS I cannot see the
> > >>>>>>>> memory >> stick if
> > >>>>>>>> >> I insert it.
> > >>>>>>>> >> Do you know if I need to do something special in order to
> > >>>>>>>> detect >> when it
> > >>>>>>>> >> is inserted?
> > >>>>>>>> >>
> > >>>>>>>> >> Thank you.
> > >>>>>>>> >>
> > >>>>>>>> >> Octavian
> > >>>>>>>> >>
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