[vbox-dev] Host-only network not working for the VM that boot up first

Valery Ushakov uwe at stderr.spb.ru
Tue Sep 15 14:41:07 GMT 2015

Simon Xu <xu.simon at oracle.com> wrote:

> I'm having a problem with Windows 10 and Virtualbox 5.0.4 (102546). In 
> my setup, host-only network doesn't work for the VM that first boot up, 
> the VM uses static IP for host-only NIC, e.g., now if you 
> ping this IP from Windows, it just timeouts.  Now if you start the 
> second VM with static IP (say for host-only NIC, you can 
> ssh from Windows to this VM, and host-only networking between 
> and works fine.

Isn't .100 address used by the DHCP server for the host-only network?
I.e. you have an address conflict.

> Is there a better, once-and-for-all, workaround to fix it?

Don't use .100?


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