Sharing Network Connection in VMware
Posted on 2013-12-31
I have some trouble setting up a shared network connection in VMware for man in the middle. This is pretty straight forward when I do it without VMware as I can simply use Laptop A as mitm but I need to get this working on VMware.
Here's my setup:
Laptop A has a Linux distro (Backtrack) setup in VMware.
Laptop A is connected the network on its NIC.
Laptop B is connected to Laptop A via USB port with a "USB to Ethernet" adapter.
I need the Backtrack VM on Laptop A to act as man in the middle between Laptop B and the network that Laptop A is connected to. I tried configuring a bridge, NAT, and host only connection on VMware, and then shared the internet from Laptop A NIC to the VM NIC interface. Anyone tried sharing network between an onboard NIC and a USB NIC interface, and have it work on VMware? What's the proper way to do this?
Thanks all and happy new year!