Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#7741 closed defect (fixed)

Cannot create new hostonlyif - 3.2.10 => Fixed in SVN

Reported by: Eric Milam Owned by:
Component: network/hostif Version: VirtualBox 3.2.10
Keywords: hostonlyif Cc:
Guest type: BSD Host type: Linux


I am attempting to create several hostonlyif's for my pfSense VM to have multiple subnets and the command gives the following error.

The host OS is Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 LTS

pa-dss@pa-dss:~$ VBoxManage hostonlyif ipconfig vboxnet1 --ip --netmask

Oracle VM VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 3.2.10 (C) 2005-2010 Oracle Corporation All rights reserved.

ERROR: The host network interface with the given name could not be found Details: code NS_ERROR_INVALID_ARG (0x80070057), component Host, interface IHost, callee nsISupports Context: "FindHostNetworkInterfaceByName(name, hif.asOutParam())" at line 239 of file VBoxManageHostonly.cpp error: Could not find interface 'vboxnet1'

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Aleksey Ilyushin, 13 years ago

The commands for creating and removing of host-only interfaces will become available in the next maintenance release. The syntax for creating new host-only interfaces will be

VBoxManage hostonlyif create

The above command prints out the name of new interface. Then the interface can be configured with

VBoxManage hostonlyif ipconfig

comment:2 by Aleksey Ilyushin, 13 years ago

Summary: Cannot create new hostonlyif - 3.2.10Cannot create new hostonlyif - 3.2.10 => Fixed in SVN

comment:3 by Frank Mehnert, 13 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Should be fixed in 4.0.2 with is available now.

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