[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Gentoo VMware Image Question

Murphy, S.K. smurphy at georgialibraries.org
Fri Feb 8 16:37:54 EST 2008

Hi, Rush - 


Well, depending on your native machine's network devices and the VM's
configuration, it can be possible to point your native browser to the
VM's IP; however, unless you've engaged in some fancy VM trickery (I've
only ever been able to do this when I had two NICs; one was bridged with
the VM's  virtual network adapter, the other used by the native OS to
connect to the Internet.  I don't remember all the details, but it was a
pain to set up), this probably isn't the case.


Just open a browser up inside the VM and point it at the given IP, and
you should be fine, though!


Hope that helps!





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Rush Austin
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Subject: [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Gentoo VMware Image Question


Hello Group,


Prior to posting this I read the FAQ, the online documentation, and
browsed through the Open-ils General Archives.


I've downloaded the  1.2.0 Evergreen VMware image.


Following the instructions I can successfully start the Evergreen
related services and Apache.


ifconfig reports that my inet addr is


Here is where I get a bit fuzzy.  As I read the directions, I can point
a  browser on my host machine to <>
and "see the beautiful default Evergreen catalog interface."


I read this as open a browser outside of the VMWare environment, which
is where I get confused.  I did not think I could interact with
processes running in the VMware environment.


Thank you for your kind assistance.


Rush A.

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