"Scott" <KUJayhawks1965@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Hi, all,
> I'm running Windows 7 (Pro edition) on my laptop.
> I wanted to run SharePoint 2007 on my laptop, and so I pulled down the
> MOSS 2007 VHD from Microsoft, and installed the latest version of Virtual
> I'm able to launch Virtual Server and load SharePoint - while using VMRC.
> I have 2 questions:
> First, from my host operating system (using Win 7), can I simply open a
> browse windows and access the same Sharepoint Server that I currently
> access by using VMRC? (In other words, instead of opening VMRC and
> specifying vmrc://MyHostPC:5900/WIN03_MOSS, is there any way I can open a
> regular brower in my host enviornment and access the MOSS server inside
> the VM?)
> Second...if the Virtual Server has a SQL database inside it, can I use SQL
> Management Studio on the outside (in my host operating system) to access a
> database inside the virtual server?
That really depends on how you have networking configured in the vm. If
you want it to behave like another server on your LAN you need to set it up
that way. Shut down the vm and modify the network settings to link through
the physical NIC in the host.