[vbox-dev] Maximum number of host-only network adapters

Geoff Nordli geoffn at gnaa.net
Mon Aug 2 16:42:26 GMT 2010

>-----Original Message-----
>From: vbox-dev-bounces at virtualbox.org [mailto:vbox-dev-
>bounces at virtualbox.org] On Behalf Of Christophe Devriese
>Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 8:49 AM
>To: Alexey Eremenko
>Cc: vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
>Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] Maximum number of host-only network adapters
>On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
>Also: if you think there is any need for many "host-only" networks, we can
>Well, it's quite simple really : the host-only network interfaces can be
>over the vbox api, making them very convenient for automated tests.
>The reason I ran into the limit was trying to simulate a somewhat larger
>that is in operation at a customer site. It was great to be able to create
>everything from a single API.

Hi Christophe.

What about using "internal" networks?  

That is what we use and I am pretty sure there are no limitations to the
number of Internal networks.  They are also dynamically managed by vbox.  


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