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Posted on 2006-10-21
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I've got a few nic cards in my linux VMware server 1.0 host box.  I've got a network cable from my ISP plugged into eth0 on the host, and bridged to vmnet5.  

I'm using IPCOP(.org) for my vm firewall, and i have eth3 mapped to vmnet5 (in the ipcop vm).  Eth3 is dhcp, and sucessfully gets an IP address from my ISP.  

The problem is that when I bind a network interface to VMnet5 on any other VM, DHCP fail.  ETH3 on my IPCOP vm will get an IP address just fine, but none of my other VM's seem able to use VMNet5 (bridged to eth0 on the host, which goes directly to my cable modem).  If I change the mapping on another vm from vmnet5 to vmnet2 or whatever, dhcp will work.

On the host, my physical network is bound to the following :

eth0 -> /dev/vmnet5
eth1 -> /dev/vmnet0 (default bridged)
eth2 -> /dev/vmnet2
eth3 -> /dev/vmnet3
eth4 -> /dev/vmnet4

eth0 is plugged directly into my cable modem.  eth1-4 go to my switch.  
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Could it be that your provider only allows you one address?
btw why having a firewall and have your systems exposed directly to the internet.
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