I started using VMWare workstation few weeks back before I started fiddling with Vagrant. Due to some stupid reason I messed up VMware's Virtual Network configurations and removed all other virtual network connections except virtual network - Bridged (Auto-bridging). In my mind - "I don't need NAT or Host-only virtual network, duh" This worked well till the day I started using Vagrant for automation of my developement environment. On my first run of vagrant and I get a red error saying: The NAT configuration file for VMware Workstation can not be found. Due to a bug in VMware Workstation at the moment, Vagrant requires this file to workaround the issue. Please verify your installation of Workstation is valid. If this problem persists, please contact support. My Vagrant was simple as you can see: # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : # Vagrantfile API/syntax version. Don't touch unless » Read more

 Jsinh        

Using a virtulization platform is a common thing these days, unless you still build things on your grandma's machine. Cloud computing is application of this feature to bring unlimited options, power, scalability and flexibility to your business. But we use virtulization for developement too, a lot I say. Few big guns that makes their way in your environment are: Virtual Box Hyper-V Vmware I have been using Virtual Box since last 3 years now, everyday and it is open source and totally awesome, you won't regret. Hyper-V is already there as a component in your Windows 8 or 2012 machine. I gave it a shot for few months but was disappointed by the limited support for virtualizing non-windows systems. I won't say it sucks but I expected a lot more. Best choice for virtualizing windows machines though. VMWare is the paid virtualization solution and every penny spent is worth the » Read more

 Jsinh