Category Archives: virtual interface

Script to create Linked Clones on ESXi

After creating my set of linked clones, the total additional space required for 10 linked clones was less than 11GB, yet each clone was a fully functioning copy of the original 40GB parent. Total space saved, approximately 390GB! Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in ESXi, virtual interface, VMware | Tagged , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Macintosh, Microsoft, opinion, rant, virtual interface, VMware, Windows 8 | Tagged , ,

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

Posted in ESXi, GNS3, GNS3 WorkBench, Linux, Ubuntu, virtual interface, VMware | 6 Comments

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

Posted in GNS3, GNS3 WorkBench, Ubuntu, virtual interface, Virtual Machine, vmnet, vmnetcfg, vmnetcfg.exe, VMware, VMware Player | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in GNS3 WorkBench, Ubuntu, virtual interface, Virtual Machine, vmnet, vmnet0, vmnet1, vmnet8, vmnetcfg, VMware | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in virtual interface, vmnet, vmnet0, vmnet0, vmnet1, vmnet8, vmnetcfg, vmnetcfg.exe, VMware, VMware Player | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments