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Re: can't start vmware server 2 on Fedora 9(X86_64)





On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 7:12 PM, Christopher A. Williams <chriswfedora cawllc com> wrote:
On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 15:08 +1100, L wrote:
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:55 AM, Christopher A. Williams
> <chriswfedora cawllc com> wrote:
>
>         On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 22:40 +1100, L wrote:
>         > Hi,
>         > I installed vmware server 2 using its X86_64 rpm  on fedora
>         9
>         > (X86-64). when start vmware, it pop up a we browser
>         (firefox), but
>         > failed to open its interface, here is the error. What wrong
>         and how to
>         > fix?
>         >
>         > thanks
>         > Failed to Connect
>         >
>         >
>         > Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at
>         127.0.0.1:8333.
>         >
>         >
>         > Though the site seems valid, the browser was unable to
>         establish a
>         > connection.
>         >
>         >     * Could the site be temporarily unavailable? Try again
>         later.
>         >     * Are you unable to browse other sites?  Check the
>         computer's
>         > network connection.
>         >     * Is your computer or network protected by a firewall or
>         proxy?
>         > Incorrect settings can interfere with Web browsing.
>
>
>         Had the same problem.
>
>         You need to completely disable selinux. There's something
>         about it that
>         VMware Server 1.x and 2.x both do not like. Putting selinux
>         into
>         permissive mode is NOT enough, btw. YOu actually need to
>         disable it.
>         selinux
>         Cheers,
>
>
> Thanks, In fact I have  selinux disabled and added port 8222 and 8333
> for this purpose too.
> the problem still exists

You also need to make sure you have ports 902 and 904 open. These are
used by the console. The way I got this working was to open all 4 ports
for both TCP and UDP.


Yes, I have all 4 ports (902, 904, 8222 and 8333) opened for both udp and tcp. Really lost.

hope some one can offer hints

Thanks
 
 

Hope that helps!

Cheers,

Chris



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