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[Xen-devel] vmware promiscuous mode

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Subject: [Xen-devel] vmware promiscuous mode
From: Fran <dolemite@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 19:01:11 -0700
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As a heads up to everyone, VMware requires you to take special precautions when trying to put a virtual nic into promiscuous mode, which is required for Xen networking to work.

I spent a fair amount of time diagnosing Xen network problems when it wasn't Xen at all. As I was just beginning to learn Xen, I was convinced it was something I was doing wrong, when it wasn't at all.

Here are some docs on how to get the virt nic into promiscuous mode:





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