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how to access samba on a guest Linux behind the VirtualBox NAT?

I have a VirtualBox running on a Win7 host with an Ubuntu guest. I have started a server in Ubuntu (Guest). How can I access it from the Host windows machine?

I assume I need to run this on a specific IP address, which I can expose to the Host as a LAN networked address?

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marked as duplicate by quack quixote, Ivo Flipse Feb 26 '10 at 8:08

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@Bobby: first yes (good catch, thanks), second no (it's about accessing the filesystem of a guest, eg directly, not the guest's network services) –  quack quixote Feb 26 '10 at 5:36
    
@~quack: Whoops, you're right, that's swapped. :O –  Bobby Feb 26 '10 at 8:26

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if you have it set up in bridged mode if you know what ip the server has you should just be able to access it as you would a normal server using putty over ssh etc.

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