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VMs not networking properly


positron
10-25-2011, 03:27 PM
Hi, I have a Windows 2008 RC2 SP1 server running Hyper-V, I have messed it up numerous times (changing network configs for VMs).

I set the mac addresses for the VMs in hyper-V from the OVH manager MAC for VPS section, I have tried both the vmware type MAC and OVH MAC in my manager.

The virtual network is set as external - with the only network adapter, and the checkbox letting the host manage the adapter is checked.

Then I configured the VM network adapter according to http://help.ovh.co.uk/BridgeClient, specifically

IP = failoverIP
subnet mask = 255.255.255.255 (didn't need to do the 255.255.0.0 trick)
gateway = the first IP i got with the server ending in .254

nameserver = 213.186.33.99

The network would connect, but there would be no internet access.

I tried this in both hyper-V with windows 2008 base and proxmox, and they all give the same results.

update: added screen shots the first one is all my settings, the second one is the VM not picking up the internet

http://imageshack.us/g/405/hypervproblems.png/
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...internetl.png/

update: here's ipconfig /all in the vm
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/818/ipconfigp.png/

Thanks for any replies