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Accessing VMware NAT address from different machine


I have a LINUX VM running on my MAC.

The MAC is on my internal network and I'm using a NAT instead of s bridged network connection for the LINUX VM.

I want to access the LINUX VM from another machine windows machine on the network.

MAC Network address =
LINUX VM on MAC Network address =
Windows Network addres =

How do I access the LINUX VM from the remote windows machine? Without changing the network configuration to bridged for the VM?

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Your only option is bridged. Why are you opposed to it?
xbox360dpAuthor Commented:
Only because I have the IP hard-coded in a ton of different places for one of the applications on that server.
You would have to configure port forwarding.  Take a look at this: http://blog.mclaughlinsoftware.com/2010/03/01/vmware-fusion-nat

Also, see the Considerations for Using NAT section of the following page: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws3/doc/ws32_network21.html
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Advanced NAT or Bridged Networking are you options.

Advanced NAT can be difficult to setup, because you will have to Port Forward every port you want to use to the Linux VM.
Sorry, I guess I should have said "The only option that I am aware of is bridged." I stand corrected.

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