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Old 05-07-2008, 05:10 PM   #1
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VirtualBox and networking


I've installed VirtualBox, my host is OpenSuSE and I am running 2 virtual OpenSuSE Machines on it.
My current host has 6 Physical NIC's and I need to have 1 VM work with 5 of those NIC's and 1 VM with the same 5 NIC's but the NIC's for my VM's are all under a diferrent vlan's.

Virtual Machine 1:
NIC0=vlan 100 for VM1
NIC1=valn 200 for VM1
NIC2=vlan 300 for VM1
NIC3=valn 400 for VM1
NIC4=vlan 500 for VM1

Virtual Machine 2
NIC0=vlan 600 for VM2
NIC1=valn 700 for VM2
NIC2=vlan 800 for VM2
NIC3=valn 900 for VM2
NIC4=vlan 1000 for VM2

Can this be done with VirtualBox?
Does it need to be done under a bridging?

Any help will be appreciated!!!

Old 05-18-2008, 06:43 AM   #2
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until you get a better I am not experienced in this area consider 2 diff ways

or d/l the docs and read 6.5 and onwards
Old 06-02-2008, 01:50 PM   #3
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txs aus9,

That helped a lot,
I downloaded a new rpm (VirtualBox-1.5.2_25433_openSUSE103-1.i586.rpm) and it worked great.
more info can be found at:
which is a step by step tutorial on Vbox for SuSE 10.2 and 10.3


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