[vbox-dev] 2 questions about network

James Lucas jimmy at secsme.org.au
Sun Dec 21 00:29:53 GMT 2008

I also have this question. Virtual Box starts up on port 5000, this conflicts
with another program I have which uses port 5000 and I'd prefer not to have to
change all the config for this program (so need to start it before Virtual

What are the config values to Enable/Disable or change the port for the
debugger. I can see references in the source code for DBGC/Port (Int) and
DBGC/Enabled (Bool) but don't know enough of the VBox internals to set these

- James

Quoting Cherife Li <cherife at dotimes.com>:

> Hello list,
> Here are 2 questions haven't got answers through manual, google, or
> vbox-users maillist,
> 1, I don't know whether it's since v2.1.0 that vbox listens on port
> 5000, for debugging? Why not just listen on localhost, or is there a way
> to turn off listening?
> 2, I'm using NAT and forwarding ssh port to the guest, is there a <key>
> for `VBoxManage setextradata' to bind the HostPort to localhost only?
> Thanks in advance.
> -- 
> Rgds,
> Cherife.
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