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I am trying to connect to my VM (Windows Server 2008 R2) through my Mac.

I have tried

  • Host only network,
  • Shared network and
  • Bridged,

but I cannot connect with any of them. I am just trying to get to port 80. I cannot ping from my Mac to the VM, but I can ping from the VM to the Mac.

Any ideas?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

More than likely the Windows Firewall is doing its job. You can create exceptions, or just disable it in Services.

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apparently I cannot mark this as correct yet. I will when I can. Thanks for the quick and correct reply – Adam Schiavone Aug 28 '11 at 17:06

Are there any antivirus/firewall installed on the VM? Typically McAfee or Nrorton "Security" settings block ping and such network traffic.

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