OK, quick question - i'm sure i've done this before on Windows hosts and it is surely something people want to work...
Windows guest. Ubuntu 16.04 host.
VMNET 8 - NAT
DHCP on VMNET 8 enabled as per default - IP range 172.16.85.0/24
DHCP IP in guest = access to outside networks work (can ping 126.96.36.199, DHCP allocated IP was 172.16.85.128)
Static IP in guest (IP 172.16.85.10, netmask 255.255.255.0, gateway 172.16.85.1) = access to outside networks unavailable (can not ping 188.8.131.52. i can however ping 172.16.85.1)
Is this expected behaviour on a LINUX host? OR is it something peculiar to my environment?
Is it possible to fix? I want to set up an AD domain in a lab environment on a NAT network with internet access from my host.
OK this is wierd.
My gateway IP on the DHCP guest is 172.16.85.2
Changing gateway to this on the statically assigned VM works.
Strange. I thought the gateway usually set itself up as .1?