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Created October 23, 2014 17:15
Assigning static IP address to VM in VMWare Fusion on Mac OSX Mavericks

How to setup your VMWare Fusion images to use static IP addresses on Mac OS X

1. Determine the MAC address of your guest machine

Let's say you have a guest machine with the name nrel-dev-centso6 and you keep your guest machine images in ~/Documents/Virtual\ Machines/. To determine the MAC address for this VM, you can run:

cat ~/Documents/Virtual\ Machines/nrel-dev-centos6.vmwarevm/*.vmx | grep ethernet0.generatedAddress