[Call For Testing] VirtualBox for FreeBSD! take 4

Richard Kuhns rjk at wintek.com
Thu May 28 12:38:15 UTC 2009

Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Thu, 28 May 2009, Richard Kuhns wrote:
>> NAT host port 2222 to ssh (22) in virtual machine 'psyche'.
>> Do this while the VM isn't running.
>> $ VBoxManage setextradata psyche \
>> "VBoxInternal/Devices/pcnet/0/LUN#0/Config/guestssh/Protocol" TCP $
>> VBoxManage setextradata psyche \
>> "VBoxInternal/Devices/pcnet/0/LUN#0/Config/guestssh/GuestPort" 22 $
>> VBoxManage setextradata psyche \
>> "VBoxInternal/Devices/pcnet/0/LUN#0/Config/guestssh/HostPort" 2222
>> Now you can just 'ssh -p 2222 localhost' to get into that particular
>> VM.
> Ah that is nice, however I picked the Intel controller.. How do I work 
> out the magic name for that? getextradata doesn't list anything :(


According to the user manual, anyhow. So far the only VMs I've created are
running XP and a couple of Linux distros, and I haven't changed controllers.

I'll say again that this port has really been a godsend. I've used VMware
Workstation on Windows XP in the past, but being able to stick to FreeBSD has
greatly simplified my life. Now my Windoze box can go back to being used for the
occasional game, as God intended.

	- Rich
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