I have several virtual machines (VMs) running on VMware Workstation Pro 14. When I first power up a VM or reset the virtual NIC, the VM shows up under Devices in the Firewalla app. However, after about 3-5 minutes, the VM completely disappears from the device list. The only way to get the device to show up again is to reboot the VM or reset the virtual NIC. Despite the VM disappearing from the device list, the VM is still pingable from the firewall and accessible from other computers on the network.
Two of the VMs are Linux based (Ubuntu and RHEL) and one VM is running Windows XP. This issue is occuring with all three of the VMs, so it doesn't appear to be OS dependant. I've considered upgrading VMware Workstation from 14 to 16, but I'd rather avoid this if at all possible, since this is a big expense.
Any ideas on how to keep the VMs in the device list? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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