workaround for VMware WS NAT bug triggered by OpenSSH 7.8p1 changes

Yuri Pankov yuripv at
Sat Dec 22 18:03:47 UTC 2018

Mark Peek wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 9:30 PM Enji Cooper <yaneurabeya at> wrote:
>>> On Dec 21, 2018, at 17:48, Yuri Pankov <yuripv at> wrote:
>>> Mark Peek wrote:
>>>> Thanks for the cc:. I forwarded the original report on to an internal
>>>> VMware desktop product contact.
>>> Thank you.
>>>> What version of Workstation or Fusion is this occurring on? I saw
>>>> Workstation 14 mentioned but curious if it occurs on Workstation 15
>>>> (latest).
>>> Running the latest available for download: 15.0.2 build-10952284.
>> This is affecting me on VMware Fusion 11.0.1-11.0.2. I know it wasn’t
>> affecting me on 10.x. I didn’t install 11.0.0, so I don’t know if it
>> affects that version...
>> Thanks so much!
>> -Enji
> BTW, there appears to be a workaround here using -o 'IPQoS=throughput'
> (untested by me). I've seen the issue forwarded internally but no further
> discussions yet.

Yes, that's exactly what the patch attached to original message does if
we are running as a VMware guest.  The workaround is known and it works,
but it's not immediately clear and I just wanted it to be the default
for the time being.

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