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install a virtual machine

I have a physical Machine with a static IP address 10.xx.xx.xx/24
I installed vmware server on it and it created two virtual network adapters vmnet1 and vmnet8 and it assigned them through (its DHCP) automatically respectively IPs (192.168.107.1/24, its DHCP=192.168.107.254) and (192.168.60.1 ,its DHCP=192.168.60.254, its Primary WINS=192.168.60.2)

I put the windows 2003 CD in the tray, and now when I restart the virtual machine, I get the first message:
 
<<Cannot connect virtual device ide1:0. No corresponding device is available on the host.
Would you like an attempt to be made to connect this virtual device every time you power on the virtual machine?>>

I click yes then I get the second message: <<Virtual device ide1:0 will start disconnected.>>

I click OK then it start doing something about DHCP../
then it gives another message <<Virtual device ide1:0 will start disconnected.>>

Any idea on how to fix that and get the OS installed?

Thanks
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jskfan
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jskfan
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
I rebooted the computer and it seems like it sees the CD now.
Well If I want to make my physical machine(vmware server) as well as the virtual machines inside of receiving IP from the Physical DHCP server which is in the same subnet. Can I just configure each network connection( physical +Virtual) to obtain IP address automatically) and they will receive IP from our DHCP server?
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jhyieslaCommented:
If you set the VMs up as bridged as far as their network connection, they should get an IP from your DHCP server.
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aldanchCommented:
Which version of VMware Server are you running?

VMS 2 you will need to use Bridged mode
VMS 1.x you may either use Bridged or a custom VMnet (if you have multiple NICs)
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