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Networking Modes in VirtualBox Explained

02.07.2013
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VirtualBox offers different networking modes. Sometimes it's a little bit confusing to understand what each mode is doing exactly and which mode you should choose.

So this posting is a very quick and good overview of the various networking modes.

For those who wants the virtualized guest OS operating as a full member in a network the Bridged Networkingmode is the way to go.

With this mode each network member can see and access the guest OS.

Published at DZone with permission of Ralf Quebbemann, author and DZone MVB. (source)

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