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Networking Modes in VirtualBox Explained

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Networking Modes in VirtualBox Explained

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In response to accelerated release cycles, a new set of testing capabilities is now required to deliver quality at speed. This is why there is a shake-up in the testing tools landscape—and a new leader has emerged in the just released Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation.

VirtualBox offers different networking modes. Sometimes it's a little bit confusing to understand what each mode is doing exactly and which mode you should choose.

So this posting is a very quick and good overview of the various networking modes.

For those who wants the virtualized guest OS operating as a full member in a network the Bridged Networkingmode is the way to go.

With this mode each network member can see and access the guest OS.

Recently published Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Software Test Automation provides an objective benchmark of all test automation solutions based on industry surveys, customer inquiries, product evaluations, and more. 

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