VirtualBox

Ticket #8297 (new defect)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

VM doesn't get connected to network when it wasn't up during VM startup

Reported by: yurivict Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.0.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Mac OS X

Description

I use VBox on laptop which isn't always connected to wireless. When guest is started during period when wifi was down it can't ever connect even when the host already has wifi. So that I have to restart the guest in order to get it connected.

Network connectivity of the guest shouldn't depend of the state of network on the host during guest startup.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by frank

Did you try to right-click the network icon in the VM settings? Doing cable disconnect t plus cable connect should be sufficient to force the guest to connect to the network.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by yurivict

I have MacOS host. When I click on the network icon on the VM window I only see the menu "Network Adapters ..." showing up. It doesn't change connectivity.

vbox-4.0.4

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by frank

Yes. Open that menu and you will see a dialog where you also can change the network cable connectivity.

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