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VMserver 2 NIC card shows as "cable unplugged" but it is plug.

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I have  VM server2 running on top of Windows Server 2003 32 bit. The NIC card shows as "cable unplugged" but the cable is plug. Has anyone seems this problem before?
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by:paulsolov
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Ensure that the virtual nic is connected in "edit settings" option
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by:xfreddie
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Its likely that the VMNic is not connected at startup.
Like Paulsolov said, check the settings of the VM and check the checkbox "connect at startup"

Good Luck,
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by:vmwarun - Arun
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Another alternative is to try updating the NIC Drivers to the latest versions.
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by:juanvalencia10
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Thanks to all the answers. I tried all 3 of the options before I posted the question.
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by:xfreddie
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Is the Virtual nic connected/configured through "Manage Virtual network"?

Gr,
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by:juanvalencia10
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I would say yes.. can you ellaborate a little bit more in your question? Do you mean if we set up the VMnet0??
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by:xfreddie
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Using manage virtual network it is possible to link a network card drectly to a VM.
But you just mentioned that you use VMnet0 , that is alway the bridging nic.

unless you have configured a different vmnet to the vm...
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by:juanvalencia10
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I added a subnet to the VMnew0.. is that necessary?
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by:vmwarun - Arun
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What IP scheme does you physical NIC use ? DHCP or Static ?
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I reinstalled the software and it worked.
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