Category Archives: virtual interface

Windows 8 Install – What a ridiculous product key

Not Happy. Since I have a Mac, I had to buy the System Builder version of Windows 8 to legally run it in a Virtual Machine. I don’t have a problem with that. What I do have a problem with … Continue reading

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How to convert GNS3WB to ESXi from ESXi command line:

Many thanks to David Dionne who has has submitted the following: Get the WorkBench to your esxi storage via scp or vsphere client ssh into esxi server or access the console with Alt-F1 over ipmi1.5/2 or from local keyboard and … Continue reading

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Linking your Host PC and Guest OS to devices in GNS3 WorkBench

Once you become familiar with GNS3, the thought soon strikes – how can I get my PC to talk to the routers in my GNS3 configuration? Since GNS3 WorkBench operates within a virtual machine, the process is a little more … Continue reading

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Linking your Virtual Machine’s adapters to your Host PC using GNS3-WorkBench

GNS3-Workbench uses multiple virtualisation techniques – not only do you have to be comfortable that the GNS3 routers use virtual hardware, but you also have to understand the implications of running the GNS3 application in a Virtualised Ubuntu Machine. Hopefully, … Continue reading

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VMWare Interfaces Tutorial

If you are new to VMWare and the concept of Virtual Machines, or even if you have been working with them for a while but don’t quite understand how the Virtual Machine accesses the network through your host machine, then … Continue reading

Posted in DHCP, GNS3 WorkBench, NAT, tutorial, virtual interface, Virtual Machine, vmnet, vmnet0, vmnet0, vmnet1, vmnet8, vmnetcfg, vmnetcfg.exe, VMware, VMware Player | Tagged , , | 47 Comments

Finding vmnetcfg.exe in VMware Player 3.1.4

vmnetcfg.exe is an essential tool if you want to manage a Windows host computer’s virtual interfaces (like VMnet1 and VMnet8). If comes with VMware Player, but is buried very deep and you need to know where to look to find … Continue reading

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