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Host-only networking with Virtualbox

23-06-2009, 14:53
Thanks. Nat always workfine with vmware and virtualbox but feeling network speed is too slow in guest os than host.

23-06-2009, 11:54
Think that the MAC address of the virtual machine cannot go out from the host machine. That's because the switch connected to the server will block the machine if the traffic coming from there has a different MAC address.

That's why we normally suggest you to set NAT or route the request through the machine, but making sure that the MAC addresses are changed in the process.

Some good general guides can be found at:

23-06-2009, 10:35
Tried and tried, but I never got it to work. If you manage, please let me know how you did it.

22-06-2009, 12:45
Can someone post a guide for how to configure Host-only networking for Virtualbox.

Ive tried few times host-only network and never success cant browse internet using host-only.

but NAT works fine.

so if someone tried host-only with vbox and sucess can post a guide?

Thank you