I recently just started working at a company that is going to change the way their employees develop code. They are switching from one machine (VM) that does everything, meaning communicate to other employees and develop on. To a new setup where the development machine is completely disconnected from the internet, while we have a second machine that is able to go online for communication. Since I just started working here, I'm the guinea pig in this switch. The problems arise when I try to update/download packages from Visual Studio to get up and running.
How do I deal with needing packages from NuGet when I can't update/install new ones due to no internet connection?
We have a Desktop Support department where you can request new programs to be added to the VM, but I think sending a request to them every time something ends to be added or updated seems like a big waste of resources and time.
With some packages, I can get away with downloading them on my internet enabled VM and transfer them over to the development VM via copy/paste, but I'm pretty sure that's not the right way to go about it.
What would you recommend that I do to deal with this situation?