"ramram49" <u52281@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:96f05c94f63e9@xxxxxx
> I want to set up a clone to our exisiting live environment - 2 DC +
> + File servers, etc. I want to use the same domain name, computer names
> IP addresses as the live ones.
> I know that I can set up all the VPCs using "Local Only" as network
> However, I need to download updates from Microsoft, etc. Is there a way I
> can connect the VPCs to the Internet, but not interferes with the live
> Thanks in advance.
Yes and no. The simplest way is to set up one vm as a NAT router with
one NIC in Local Only and the other linked to the physical NIC of the host.
You can't connect the host directly to the same LAN as the existing
network if you use the same IP addresses in both networks.