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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth VMWare Fusion makes available to a particular VM? I need to do some tests of behavior with limited bandwidth, and I figured limiting the VM image would be the easiest thing to do. However, I'm not seeing any option for setting the speed in the VM's settings.

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you may install some 'bandwidth shaping' software on the VM (e.g. NetLimiter on a Windows guest OS)

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Yea, I'm trying to avoid that. It seems like limiting the VM's adapter would be easier to do, and is a feature I'd expect a VM app to have. –  Herms Sep 24 '09 at 20:09
    
Ended up settling for this. I'd had problems with limiter software before but hadn't tried NetLimiter. It worked perfectly. –  Herms Sep 25 '09 at 18:32

You can do this with Teams in VMware.

However, I think you'll need one of the more expensive products like VMware Workstation to have this functionality available.

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sadly I just have Fusion. –  Herms Sep 25 '09 at 18:31

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