1.    18 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 395
    Windows 10 Pro

    Connection to VMWare guest unstable

    Can anybody tell me what on earth is going on here? I've got a VMWare guest (Linux Mint 17.2 KDE, 64 bit, running on VMWare Workstation 11) with Samba shares. Access from the Host as well as other devices in the LAN always worked flawlessly. But all of a sudden it has stopped working. The connection from the host to the guest is unstable at best but mostly not possible at all. I cannot even ping the guest. But what's strange is the fact that I can access the shares from my phone and I can also ping the guest from my phone. But it's also not possible to ping the host from the guest, even if I disable the hosts firewall. What can possibly be the reason for this?

    Here is some info about the network:

    - Router IP: (FritzBox 7490)
    - Host IP:
    - Guest IP: (bridged, gets the IP from the router)

    P.S. It's no homegroup, it's an "ordinary" Windows network.
    Last edited by altae; 18 Sep 2015 at 07:44.
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