Mailing List Archived Message #118

From: "Doug Bissett" <> Full Headers
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Subject: Re: [Virtualized eCS] virtual box VM and internet public IP
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 08:21:13 -0700 (MST)
To: "Virtualized eCS Users Mailing List" <>

On 2020-01-14, at 10:14:08, Massimo S. wrote:
>Il 14/01/2020 01:09, Doug Bissett ha scritto:
>>On 2020-01-13, at 22:55:05, Massimo S. wrote:
>>>Hi all,
>>>is it possible to assign an internet public IP to a virtual box
>>>i can't find that anywere on the internet/docs/forums etc..
>>Yes. Do it EXACTLY the same way that you would do it for a
>>machine, but you may need to try different options in the VBox
>>network configuration. I think that NAT would likely work, but you
>>also need to look in the Advanced settings, specifically the Port
>>Forwarding button. I haven't actually done that, but it should
>NAT and port forwarding can be OK for VM with a web server, or
a VM with
>a database machine, a db machine can also not seing the internet
at all
>but not for mail servers (i've 2), mail servers must have
>on the NIC were the mail server itself is binded
>i want to virtualize my infrastructure, now 2 bare metal servers
>and create 3 VMs 2 for mail servers and db and one only for
>since apache+php is the most problematic application server

It should work. Just do exactly what you would do with a real
machine. Probably  Bridged adapter would be best, but you need to
try the options, to see what works.
From Doug Bissett's ArcaOS system
dougb007 at
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