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    VMWare Help Required

    Good Morning Everyone,

    a little help please as I have not used VM before at any level, I have downloaded VMWare Server 2.0.2
    and setup a Windows 2008 R2 server withe basic roles i.e. DNS\DHCP\AD\File Services it all runs fine with no issues.

    I then setup a Windows XP Client and a Windows 2008 R2 Member Server which will be used to run SQL 2012, both the client
    and SQL Server have connected to the domain fine and picked up a dhcp address, but neither can connect to the internet.
    I have tried the internet on the DC and its fine, I am playing with this at home at thee moment I might add and not at school
    so am currently playing with the following IP details on the DC;

    IP Address :- 192.168.0.10
    Subnet :- 255.255.255.0
    Gateway :- 192.168.0.1 (this is my Virgin Media Router)
    DNS :- 192.168.0.1

    DNS is listening on :- 192.168.0.10
    forwarders :- 194.168.4.100 & 194.168.8.100 which it has resolved

    Am I missing something as to why the clients cant connect to the internet, both my xp client and SQL Server are showing up
    in DNS, DHCP and AD ???

    Regards,
    Stan.

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    You might be better off using VirtualBox (free) or VMware Workstation (not free).

    VMware Server is discontinued and hasn't been updated in over 3 years, so you are bound to come across some issues with it.



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