[vbox-dev] [PATCH] VDE native support for VirtualBox v0.1

Alexey Eremenko al4321 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 12:23:40 GMT 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 6:12 AM, James Lucas <jimmy at secsme.org.au> wrote:
> In terms of adding it to VBoxManage, I'm guess that modifyvm --nic<1-N> needs to
> be modified and the switch --vdenet<1-N> needs to be added.
> VBoxManage modifyvm         <uuid|name>
>                            [--nic<1-N>
> none|null|nat|bridged|intnet|hostonly|vde]
>                            [--vdenet<1-N> <network>|default]
> correct?

I think yes.

> Does VBoxManage controlvm --nic<1-N> also need to be modified? Not sure how the
> network name would be set when changing the network while powered on.

"controlvm" is used to control offline (not started) VMs, while
"modifyvm" is used to control online (running) VMs.
Both modes must work.

> I'm happy to have a go at this over the weekend, the API is there, just needs to
> be exposed in VBoxManage.
> - James

Very good.

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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