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Able to ping only one way from RHEL5 to centos vm.

Posted on 2011-09-28
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I am running centos image on rhel5 using a vmplayer.
i can ping from rhel 5 to the image, but cant ping the other way. I get the error network not available.
The network adaptor configuration of the image is NAT.

any help

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Question by:pvinodp
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by:spyresponse
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check ur centos firewall ..
if enable  ... than    disable ur centos firewall ..
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by:pvinodp
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checked iptables -L and sestatus... both are flushed and disabled repectively.
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Change your VM Networking to Bridged.
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by:pvinodp
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NO, i want it to be as NAT
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Okay, if you leave it set to NAT, you will NOT be able to ping the VM.

In NAT mode, it does not forward ICMP - Pings.
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by:pvinodp
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just a minute... i am able to ping the vm from the host rhel box.
but the opposite is not possible.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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correct. It's not being Network Address Translated, and ICMP is not Network Address Translated.
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Thanks for the replies
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