True, you can't duplicate the IP address on multiple NICs - virtual or not.
Additionally, unless you are accessing the VM over an external IP/NIC
combination, each physical NIC in the Parent system doesn't necessarily need
an IP assigned to it (a difficult concept at first)...
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"Steve Jain [MVP]" <noreply.-@-.essjae.com> wrote in message
> On Thu, 25 Sep 2008 12:37:16 -0700, Patrick wrote:
>>Could you answer the Dominick's question below? I guess you have not
>>answered it yet so far. I am curious about why sometimes it showed "IP
>>address conflict" during setup, and if it matters about "
>>Should the manual IP address have matched the virtual IP address on the
>>Host OS? Or should I have used another address?" which is posted by
> Regardless of the technology, you can't have two machines, physical or
> virtual have the same IP address. So no, the IP addresses should not
> match, each one needs to be unique.
> Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP