I'm trying to run a SUSE Linux VM in a Windows 10 host using VMware Workstation 12 Player. I set up a host-only connection between Linux and Windows with a static IP in Linux. Problem is that the connection does not work, I try to ping from Windows but the request gets timed out. WMware created the following network adapter:

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And this is the Linux ifconfig, including the static IP:

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What's wrong with this configuration? How to fix it?

1 Answer 1


Let set VM machine IP to same subnet with your VMnet interface (


ifconfig eth0 netmask up

and ping again...


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