VirtualBox

Ticket #5108 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

Second Host only network adapter disappers in GUI

Reported by: shashank.shingornikar Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Linux

Description

In the VirtualBox GUI window, its possible to configure multiple host only network adapters. But the configured adapaters are not read in next time you start the GUI interface.

  • Below are the steps to reproduce this issue.
  • File > Preferences > From VirtualBox Settings dialog (Network) > Click + to add another host only network adapter)
  • An option is available to configure, IPV4/IPV6 and DHCP server configuration.
  • After the configuration of second Virtualbox Host only network adapater is done, Click ok.
  • Settings are now saved. It can be seen that the adapter is written to VirtualBox.xml file.
  • Close virtual box GUI now.
  • Confirm that the newly created host only adapter is present in virtualbox.xml file from command line.
  • start the VirtualBox GUI again.
  • Choose ( File > Preferences > Network > puff ..... the second adapater is NOT listed. )
  • Choosing + to add the network adapter, does read all the settings from the virtualbox.xml, meaning, all the configuration values previously entered are available.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Which Linux distribution is that and which package did you install?

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Related issues were fixed in VBox 4.0.

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