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  • Vmware problem

    I am currently running a vmware server with 2 vm's.

    1) Smoothwall
    2) Windows Server 2003 (DHCP/DNS)

    Currently my ISP provides me 3 ip address based on mac address. The problem I am having is that the cable modem is seeing the physically connected adapter, and the adapter on the vm plus an ip address on my voip gateway. So what I would like to know is if its possible to clone a mac address from the physical to the virtual machine or if ther is a way to get around this problem..

    The firewall is currently bound to a physical adapter. Not sure if this is something I need to change but any help is appreciated.

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    Re: Vmware problem

    You can configure your VMs to have a static MAC address (the default is that VMware will dynamically generate a MAC address) that is within the range of VMware assigned product MAC addresses. Do this by editing the .VMX file of your VM. I can provide further instructions if needed.
    VCDX3 #34, VCDX4, VCDX5, VCAP4-DCA #14, VCAP4-DCD #35, VCAP5-DCD, VCPx4, vEXPERTx4, MCSEx3, MCSAx2, MCP, CCAx2, A+ - VMware Virtualization Evangelist
    My advice has no warranties. Follow at your own risk.