Aug 18, 2011
tom

How to access website hosted on IIS of a virtual machine?

Question

I have installed Windows Server 2008 on the latest version of Sun Virtual box. I have some web sites hosted in the Windows Server virtual machine.

How can I access the websites hosted on the virtual machine from the host machine? Currently, the network adapter is set to work in NAT mode.

Thanks in advance.

Answer

I don’t recommend using the NAT mode, prefer the Bridged mode that will make the VM acts like a real PC on the network or the Host-Only for a closed network (don’t forget to configure the “host” on the same network on the host-only), then you’ll just have to go to the IP of your server in your browser ;)

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