[Winpcap-users] REPOST: Winpcap and VMware - known problem - ??

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Wed Dec 21 03:35:12 GMT 2005

On Dec 20, 2005, at 7:50 AM, Feeny, Michael (TD&DS,	Applications  
Infrastructure Svcs.) wrote:

> CAN I run Ethereal on the ESX host?

No.  VMWare ESX is a limited-capabilities OS, and the only  
"applications" you can run on it are OSes that it virtualizes.  See


question 8:

	"8. What are the Key Features in VMware ESX Server 2?
	    o The unique ESX Server bare-metal architecture puts a compact  
and highly secure virtualization layer microkernel directly on the  
hardware for optimum performance levels, reliability and high  

	    o Virtual machine I/O passes directly through to host devices  
for performance exceeding hosted virtualization technologies that  
insert an intervening Windows or Linux host operating system."

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