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Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox by Pradyumna Dash

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Bridged networking

In this mode, VirtualBox uses a device driver called net filter on the host system that filters data from the host's physical network adapter. Net filter helps VirtualBox to translate data from a physical network and inject data into it. Actually, it creates a software network interface.

By using this software adapter, the host sends data to the guest and receives data from it. This means it acts as a bridge between the host and the guest VM. This interface can be used for routing between the guest VM and the network.

A bridge network can be configured from the VirtualBox GUI. To do this, open the Settings dialog of a virtual machine, click on the Network tab, and select Bridged Adapter. In this mode, just like the host, each ...

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