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How do you network 2 virtual computers in Vmware Workstation

When I run Vmware Workstation and am connected to the internet the virtual computers can see each other on the network.

How do I setup two computers to see each other off the network and with static ip addresses.

I have tried it and had no luck.
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vmwarun - Arun

8/22/2022 - Mon
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I opened Vmware Virtual Network Editor then selected 'bridged' and 'bridged to automatic'

set static ip addresses on computer1 =
and set static ip addresses on computer2 =

(no dhcp)
vmwarun - Arun

If any security software is running on the host, I suggest that you disable the same and then try to access from the Virtual Machine.

There is absolutely no extra software installed. It is just the operating systems installed nothing else.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.

My view is since there are no physical cables attached, how do they see each other?
Is there away of connecting them virtually with a "virtual cross over cable"?
vmwarun - Arun

What is your Host IP Address ?