Dwight Johnson dwj at
Thu May 10 18:14:40 UTC 2007

On Thu, 10 May 2007, Michael Kohne wrote:

> Look at VMWare. The VMWare server product is free at the moment and
> allows you to setup as many VMs as you want. It allows the VM to have
> access to network resources through a sort of 'virtual NIC' concept
> which has worked well for me - it even lets the VM get it's own IP on
> the network, even going so far as to allow the VM to do DHCP and get
> an address that way. It should work no matter what the underlying
> network truly is. (Note that the VM doesn't actually have control of
> the network card - windows does, and VMWare does stuff underneath to
> make it all look right to the VM).
> VMWare also lets the VM get to the CD or DVD-rom drive, or lets you
> pretend an iso is a real disc.

VMWare seems to have many flavor, tersely described. Which specific
VMWare product are you referring to here?


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