[SASAG] Host and VM communication

Sol Reynolds sol.reynolds at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 11:43:29 PST 2011

Hi Christopher,

VM Networking can be tricky.  What are you running on the VM server (i.e.
VMWare, Xen, etc) and what is your network type (i.e. NAT, Bridged, Host,
etc)?  Also, what IP ranges are you using for your network (i.e.,, etc) and what do the routing tables on the hosts and
VM's show?

I take it they are all connected to a local switch?

Best of luck!


On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Christopher Smith <candasmith at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello All,
> We're seeing an interesting issue with one of our Virtual Machines and
> Hosts on our network. Here's the setup:
> Virtual Machine Host: *Host1*
> Virtual Machine: *VM1*
> Virtual Machine Host: *Host2*
> Virtual Machine: *VM2*
> *
> *
> Host1 cannot ping VM2 and VM2* *cannot ping Host1
>    - All MAC addresses were verified to be correct
>    - ARP data was correct
>    - DNS also resolves correct IPs
> Any help or direction is appreciated!
> Christopher
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