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Old 05-19-2009, 02:35 PM   #1
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Directly accessing network adapter in virtual box?


Hello,

I am unable to configure vpn on linux host OS because of windows vpn server on the other end.

Question:

Is it possible to access eth0 directly on guest operating system in virutalbox on a Centos host? so that I could connect directly from MS guest to MS vpn server using specified dialer software provided by service provider. I have problems configuring pptp on Centos and am really frustrated.

Thanks in advance

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Old 05-19-2009, 03:05 PM   #2
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http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=4122

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It works fine on Linux, because Linux provides very powerful bridging software (bridge-utils).
That's what I found from a quick Google search.
 
Old 05-19-2009, 03:08 PM   #3
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https://wiki.blue-it.org/VirtualBox
gives instructions for a Debian host to do exactly what you are looking for. Not sure if you could bend it for Centos though...
 
  


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