VirtualBox

Ticket #4562 (new enhancement)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

[feature-request] 'Default Gateway' parameter in DHCP server for host-only networks

Reported by: maxx Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: network/hostif
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

Please add the 'Default Gateway' parameter in DHCP server for host-only networks. Otherwise the TCP/IP configuration in guests which are use the VBox DHCP server is imperfect -- some of them cannot be configured to use any default gateway without to turn off using dhcp.

Change History

comment:1 in reply to: ↑ description Changed 5 years ago by maxx

Replying to maxx:

Please add the 'Default Gateway' parameter in DHCP server for host-only networks. Otherwise the TCP/IP configuration in guests which are use the VBox DHCP server is imperfect -- some of them cannot be configured to use any default gateway without to turn off using dhcp.

or without need to add manual persistent routes...

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by ches.martin

I second this! Famous last words, but... it seems like a fairly small addition.

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