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VMWare -- Linux network configuration of four virtual machines.

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Setup a network of 4 pc's in VMWare environment.

I have VMWare 6.  4 virtual machines of Linux Fedora core 5.  All virtual machines derived from the same ISO.

I have default install settings with the exception of changing the harddrive to 15G.  By default the network connection uses bridged on Eth0 with DHCP.  This is the only network connection currently setup on each client.

What I would like to do is have the below settings configured.  I would also like at least one of the machines to have access to the internet through my main machine.  I know I need to add one virtual ethernet port but I have spent so many hours trying to get everything to work correctly I figured I would ask an Expert.

I have tried creating a team of machines but I know I am doing something incorrectly because when I try a boot this way none of the ethernet ports start correctly.

Step 5: Network Configuration.
" Configure network. In the Network Configuration dialog box for eth0 and eth1,
unselect "Use bootp/dhcp. For eth0 select Activate on boot, and for eth1 do not
select Activate on boot. Set the hostname to PC1, PC2, PC3, or PC4 , and
the IP addresses and netmasks as given in the following table.1 Leave the entries
for default gateway, primary nameserver, secondary nameserver and ternary
nameserver blank. Press "OK".

Hostname              Interface eth0                                       Interface eth1

PC1                      IP address                      IP address
                             Netmask                 Netmask

PC2                    IP address                        IP address
                          Netmask                    Netmask

PC3                     IP address                       IP address
                           Netmask                  Netmask

PC4                    IP address                        IP address
                          Netmask                   Netmask

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