VirtualBox Host problem

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sat Oct 4 15:09:15 UTC 2008

Christopher Bianchi wrote:
> hello ! i've correctly set up Ubuntu Server as guest on last version of
> Sun Virtualbox (directly from repository virtualbox).
> Only a problem:
> from the host system, a Ubuntu 8.04 hardy (not server edition, with
> guy), i can navigate, communicate to all, but i can't do only a thing:
> ping outside from lan.

According to the VirtualBox manual ping doesn't work with NAT. You would 
need host interface networking for that feature.


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