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How to set up network tunnelling on your VirtualBox guest operating system...
I regularly use VirtualBox, which allows you to set up and run virtual machines (VMs) on your own desktop. It's a very nifty bit of software, but one drawback is that by default, the guest VM is invisible to the host or any other machines on the network. You can't, for example, access the Web server on your guest from the host.

Happily, there is a way of proxying specific connections, using the VBoxManage tool. To forward ssh on one guest, I used the following commands:
 read more | mail this link | score:7531 | -Ray, April 27, 2010
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