[vbox-dev] Possible bug in Virtualbox 5.0.4 r 102546 - Guest can´t ping virtualbox host

Simon Xu xu.simon at oracle.com
Wed Sep 23 15:43:02 GMT 2015

On 2015/9/21 18:10, pcexper at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I have tested this problems in 3 diferent´s computers (2 with windows 
> 10 a 1 one with windows 8.1 and the result was the same). I installed 
> virtualbox and guest additions and make a virtual machine with windows 
> XP. Inside the guest machine, i ping to the host computer and i cannot 
> find the host (i find all others computers in network and i tested to 
> ping from another computer´s to this host machine and it find it). I 
> tried to find a solution in the forums with no sucess and make many 
> others diferent´s test to see if i can a solution. And, indeed, i find 
> a solution but, to me, it seems like a bug... i start the virtualbox 
> and the guest machine (windows xp) and then, go to the ethernet 
> configuration of the host machine (where is the IP adress, ...) and 
> change something in there (for example, "Clients for Microsoft 
> Network" and put it back again) and click in OK. when i go to the 
> guest machine and ping to the host IT WORK´S.
> Can you see this situation ?

Luis, I believe I'm having the same problem, see the earlier email 
thread in this list "Host-only network not working for the VM that boot 
up first".

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