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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—isolating a VM with the 'Not Attached' mode

In this exercise, I'll show you how to isolate the web server in your UbuntuVB virtual machine from the outside world.

  1. Select your UbuntuVB machine on VirtualBox's main screen, and click on the Settings button to go to the UbuntuVB — Settings page.
  2. Go to the Network category, and then select the Not attached mode on the Attached to list box:
    Time for action—isolating a VM with the 'Not Attached' mode
  3. Click on OK to return to the VirtualBox main screen. Then start your UbuntuVB virtual machine and login.
  4. If you look at the bottom-right part of your virtual machine window, you'll see that the status bar indicates that your network cable is connected, ...

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