Hyper-V & Ubuntu Server

compdoc compdoc at hotrodpc.com
Wed Sep 9 00:12:53 UTC 2015


> I cannot connect to the machine because it has a dynamic IP and PuTTY
needs a static IP.

Putty doesn't care about the kind of ip address. It only needs to know what
the address is. 

If you open the VM's console, use the command ' ifconfig ' to see what the
address is. If the address is different from your computer's ip address,
then you need to change the Hyper-V settings so that the VM gets its address
from the same DHCP service as you use. 

You can also set the address if you edit /etc/network/interfaces, but only
if the VM uses the same network you do. In other words, if Hyper-V is using
a virtual, private network, then changing the address won't make it work. 






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