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Date:      Sat, 16 Apr 2011 20:46:08 +0200
From:      Lokadamus <>
Subject:   Re: Two questions
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Am 14.04.2011 16:41, schrieb afiddler10:
> Yesterday I received some very helpful advice from your technician.  I hope you can answer these two questions today!
> I am trying to configure Freebsd so that I can access it from my host PC, which is Windows 7.  Yesterday the technician told me to configure bridging in VMware when I created the virtual Freebsd server.  This worked fine, but I'm wondering if there is a way to configure this outside of VMware.  I tried this on a Freebsd v8.2:
> ifconfig bridge create
> ifconfig bridge0 addm em0 addm em1 up           #interface names are em0 and em1
> But it did not work.  I assigned an IP address to em0 but could not access it from my Windows 7 host, although I could ping that address from the virtual server (TCP/IP stack was working).  Is there something else I need to do to get this to work?
> My second question is that this command is not in an older version of Freebsd that I am using, v4.11.  Do you have other commands to create a bridged interface on this version?
> Thanks for your help!
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Have you vmware configure to bridge your vm?
Your FreeBSD just need one IP, which should be in same range as your 
In FreeBSD as guest you don't need to configure bridge.

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