HMVM123
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Promiscuous mode in VMware Player

I'm running VMplayer 3 on a Windows XP SP3 host. The appliance I'd like to run is a sniffer application and this requires that the sniffing interface be placed in promiscuous mode. I've been searching for tips on how to do this, but most of the pages I can find refer to network utilities that don't exist in the distribution I've installed. Anybody have clues on how to do this?

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continuum
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On Windows hosts you always use promiscous mode - it should already work.

Keep in mind - the so called virtual switches are actually virtual hubs

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