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I disabled firewall, created a network bridge on the host(MAC Bridge Miniport) host Win-7, gues Sol-10, mask, OS's are 64 bits. In VBox network is set to Bridged. I google many many articles, no aswers. After this connection is made I whant to install Oracle 11g on Solaris gues. This will require file sharing. Badly need help. Thank you in advance.

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Use Host only adapter mode. It's the simplest one for network sharing. Make both computers to same workgroup.

Note : For bridged mode you need a router.

Refer this article for any help.

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Did you try to ping ? – Khaleel Jun 22 '12 at 6:27
Thank you, I have made the change to Host-Only -- no cable connected. now I can ping the gues but the gues can't ping the host. I am using VBox 4.1.16 r78094. I created the share acording to the "article". I see on Solaris gues network is Disconnected, I dont quite know how to resolve. – Mike-M Jun 22 '12 at 6:54
Are you able to ping between guests? Are you able to ping from host to guest and guest to host? – Khaleel Jun 22 '12 at 6:59
I only have one guest and it can't ping the host, but the host can ping the guest. – Mike-M Jun 22 '12 at 15:18
I got it to work but with VMWare Player. Win-7 as rigourus firewall settings, I disabled them (they come back after reboot) and I used this document - and made a host only guest. BTW a goo document. Thank you verry mutch for the reply. HOO YEA - the guest still cant ping the host but i works - I also had to configure a DSA key for the user to ssh to the box – Mike-M Jun 23 '12 at 2:13

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