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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—connecting/disconnecting your VM from the network

In this exercise, you'll see how easy it is to connect/disconnect your virtual machine from the network while it's running. I'm going to use the NAT mode, but you can also do this in any other networking mode.

  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 NAT mode on the Attached to list box.
  3. Click on OK to return to the VirtualBox main screen, start your UbuntuVB virtual machine, and login with your administrator account.
  4. Once you're logged in, move your mouse over the network icon on your Ubuntu virtual machine's menu bar to verify that your network ...

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