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ping Error: Destination Host Unreachable in a Linux VMware guest

Server was unable to find another server in the same network

root@linux:~ # ping -c1 10.32.17.68
PING 10.32.17.68 (10.32.17.68) 56(84) bytes of data.
From 10.106.4.138: icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable

— 10.32.17.68 ping statistics —
1 packets transmitted, 0 received, +1 errors, 100% packet loss, time 0ms

When I ran traceroute it shows (H!)

root@linux:~ # traceroute 10.32.17.68
traceroute to 10.32.17.68 (10.32.17.68), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets using UDP
1 * * *
2 * * *
3 * * *
4 * * *
5 * * *
6 linux.bkp.setaoffice.com (10.106.4.138)(H!) 2983.660 ms (H!) 2982.519 ms (H!) 2981.394 ms

This server is a VMware guest. Check if your physical host doesn’t have a configuration that prevents the connection from working

root@linux:~ # dmidecode –type system
# dmidecode 2.9
SMBIOS 2.4 present.

Handle 0x0001, DMI type 1, 27 bytes
System Information
Manufacturer: VMware, Inc.
Product Name: VMware Virtual Platform
Version: None
Serial Number: VMware-42 10 66 9e 4f bf f3 14-93 30 e0 66 8f 0c 14 7c
UUID: 4210669E-4FBF-F314-9330-E0668F0C147C
Wake-up Type: Power Switch
SKU Number: Not Specified
Family: Not Specified

Handle 0x0081, DMI type 15, 29 bytes
System Event Log
Area Length: 16 bytes
Header Start Offset: 0x0000
Header Length: 16 bytes
Data Start Offset: 0x0010
Access Method: General-purpose non-volatile data functions
Access Address: 0x0000
Status: Invalid, Full
Change Token: 0x00000036
Header Format: Type 1
Supported Log Type Descriptors: 3
Descriptor 1: POST error
Data Format 1: POST results bitmap
Descriptor 2: Single-bit ECC memory error
Data Format 2: Multiple-event
Descriptor 3: Multi-bit ECC memory error
Data Format 3: Multiple-event

Handle 0x0105, DMI type 23, 13 bytes
System Reset
Status: Enabled
Watchdog Timer: Present
Boot Option: Do Not Reboot
Boot Option On Limit: Do Not Reboot
Reset Count: Unknown
Reset Limit: Unknown
Timer Interval: Unknown
Timeout: Unknown

Handle 0x0108, DMI type 32, 20 bytes
System Boot Information
Status: No errors detected

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