Summary:

1. Topology

2. VMWare Configuration

3. Modify interfaces in .vmx

Very important: make sure you have sufficient storage for your virtual firewall.

1. Network Topology:

2. VMWare Workstation Configurations:

  • VMWare Interface Setup:

  • Open .ova virtual firewall:

  • Add vmnet interfaces to virtual firewall:

3. Modify interfaces in .vmx

Note: keep the virtual firewall turned off for now

  • Change ethernetX.virutalDev = "vmxnet3" for all vmnet interfaces.