How to move your mail infrastructure away from Lotus Notes

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Setting up a BT mail migration lab - Part 2 - VMware Adapters

VMware setup:-

The VMware adapter setup can be quite complex and easily catch you out. In most cases, in a Lab environment, you would want to use a bridged adapter. When you have VirtualBox installed and other systems you may find virtual Ethernet adapters that will be used by default breaking the Labs.

The Default setup:-

Notice the Bridged to Automatic setting.




The Automatic settings:-

This setup has caused me so many issues.

The Altered Setup:-

I have hard coded the bridged adapters now. In my case I mostly use WiFi and occasionally hardwired Ethernet.












Previous articles in this series:

1. Setting up a BT mail migration lab - Part 1 - Overview
2. Setting up a BT mail migration lab - Part 2 - VMware Adapters
3. Setting up a BT mail migration lab - Part 3 - VMware "best practices"


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