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

Simon Xu xu.simon at oracle.com
Tue Sep 15 15:42:34 GMT 2015

On 2015/9/15 22:41, uwe at stderr.spb.ru wrote:
> 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.

No, dhcp server is disabled.  And the issue still exists when I don't 
use .100 for the VM.


>> Is there a better, once-and-for-all, workaround to fix it?
> Don't use .100?
> -uwe

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