XP Mode Feature in Windows 7
- Navigate to Devices»Network Adapter, then selecting Bridged.
- Restart your virtual machine for the setting to take effect.
- Navigate to Tools»Settings, then select Networking.
- Change the adapter settings from the default of Shared Networking (NAT) to the ethernet controller on your computer, as shown below:
If you are unable to connect to your VLM server running on your virtual machine, one possible cause is the default Windows firewall settings of your computer image.
Flexnet Publisher License Manager (FLEXlm) can also be used to manage licenses on a virtual machine. Verify that the operating system is supported by the FLEXlm software. It is not recommended to run FLEXlm and VLM on the same virtual machine as they can conflict with one another.