Virtual PC setting - resetting MAC address.

In the case where you would want to change the IP address by forcing the DHCP to re-assign a new IP to you Virtual PC. (or in the case you are using the same *.vmc file and you don’t bother to recreate a new one)

Stop your virtual machine. Then, in your *.vmc, look for

<ethernet_card_address type="bytes">0003FFxxxxxx</ethernet_card_address>

Remove the number so the line appears as follows:

<ethernet_card_address type="bytes"></ethernet_card_address>

After you remove the number, Virtual PC will create a new MAC address the next time you start the virtual machine. And in turn, DHCP will assign u a new IP address for your virtual machine.

Comments

Jen said…
The blog is helpfull...
visit also asp.net [c#]

Popular posts from this blog

Clearcase check in/uncheck out all the checked out files script

MSSQL GROUP_CONCAT

Duplicating a local copy of project from TFS and making web software client factory to work