Solved

servers VM in the VMworkworkstation are not talking to each other. Cant join to the domain

Posted on 2014-12-13
3
309 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-13
Hello, I have servers VMs in the VMmware workworkstation v11 that are not talking to each other. They are suppose to be on the same network and should be able to ping each other, join to the domain, etc.

Is it a virtual network adapter? It is currently set to NAT....Should I recreate a new virtual adapter and put all of them on that adapter?

I already tried promoting one member to DC, installing DNS and configuring same DNS for member server and that DC, but it still tells me that it can't find Domain Controller and cant join to the domain. I assigned static IPs to both of them as shown below:

1st server DC, DNS
10.10.10.2
255.255.255.0
10.10.10.1

2nd server member that not able to see DC and join to the domain
10.10.10.3
255.255.255.0
10.10.10.1


Please advise
Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:claudiamcse
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 118

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
ID: 40498104
Have you tried

Bridged Networking or Host Only networking.

I've seen a few issues of late with VMware Workstation 11, and weird network communication.

(I've just been writing a new EE Article using VMware Workstation 11, and I've had network issues, and I've needed to do this!)

Try Power Off, the virtual machines, and Shutdown VMware Workstation.
0
 

Author Comment

by:claudiamcse
ID: 40498214
Will try host. Is it possible that Bridged network connection (Connected directly to physical network) could cause problems? We have lab that is using different forest and domain name, but still....since the laptop is join to the production network, I dont want any new DNS or DHCP servers to be visible to the production environment or causing any issues. Let me know if that would be a risk.
0
 
LVL 118
ID: 40498220
You will want to use BRIDGED Networking for Domain Joins!
0

Join & Write a Comment

Last article we focus in how to VMware: How to create and use VMs TAGs – Part 1 so before follow this article and perform the next tasks, you should read the first article how to create the TAG before using them in Veeam Backup Jobs.
HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5), Step by Step Tutorial with screenshots. From Download, Checking Media, to Completed Installation.
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…

746 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now