Network Issues

LawcMnnn    Mar 29 4:05PM 2017

I have 2 VMWare host (out of 4) that are not setup to use an external network. I can setup the vertical backup software and use it on a vmware host but b/c it can't connect to external network to verify license:

Failed to connect to the license server: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='', port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /request_license (Caused by NewConnectionError(': Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno 101] Network is unreachable',))

I can understand the need to check and verify license but not sure if I want to change the network settings or restart the server just to use the software. What are my options on servers that do not have outside connection?

gchen    Mar 29 7:46PM 2017

It is possible for you to set up a proxy server on a machine with an internet connection but can also be accessed from these VMware hosts? If so, you can set the environment variable VB_LICENSE_PROXY to this proxy server:

export VB_LICENSE_PROXY=https://<proxy server address>

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