Hello. Have an emergency with VMware 2 - yes that is correct - not binding properly, I believe, on a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server. I am running a legacy Novell 3.2 system in the Vmware 2 environment. Since VMW 2 is non-dedicated it can run as services on the Windows 2008 R2 server. Clients are running Vmware Player with the Novell IPX enabled This has been working flawlessly for the last 4 years, but last night I ran some updates from Dell for BIOS, RAID firmware and driver, and lastly Dell Open Manage server administrator. Rebooted after the updates and now none of the Vmware player clients can see the virtual Novell server. The VMW 2 server is normally configured to use the NIC in bridged mode, which is the only way that the Novell client and IPX will be transmitted through. NAT will not work for the Novell client to access the Novell server. Vmware player clients are all set up with Bridged mode to their NIC's as well. Needless to say, Dell can not assist on this.
I've removed and reinstalled the VMware 2. but am unable to connect from any VMware Player client. I am beyond desperate as the client is now down and unable to access their main case management database, Saga DOS, which runs in the Novell virtual server under the VMware 2 environment. Any help on this would be welcome. Probably best for someone to remote access the server / webext style.
Thanks in advance.