Category Archives: VMware Player

V2P – Converting GNS3 Workbench to a physical hard drive

Many thanks to Drew at Techoid.net for writing this article explaining how to convert the GNS3 VM to a physical hard drive. It should work for any Ubuntu install as well. Also check out https://rednectar.net/2012/05/10/moving-gns3-workbench-to-a-physical-machinedisk/ for a second opinion. Advertisements

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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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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

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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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