I'm running Windows Server on a VM within a VISTA laptop host, using bridged networking (fixed IP addresses) on the VM. Laptop also has a fixed IP address. Task involves browser on host hitting windows IIS server on VM. I'm normally using buillt-in wireless on laptop.
The demo (host to VM IIS) fails when there is no wireless network connection (which is crunch demo time). I can easily duplicate this by turning off the wireless hardware. What's the procedure get the host-VM communications going under this network-less situation ?
Giving access to ESXi shell console is always an issue for IT departments to other Teams, or Projects. We need to find a way so that teams can use ESXTOP for their POCs, or tests without giving them the access to ESXi host shell console with a root …