I would like to create a guest system that is completely separated from the host system AND the internet (no internet connection--nothing can go out, nothing can go in). Is this possible?

My host system is Windows 10 and I would like this "internet-free and sandboxed" guest system to be Ubuntu 17.

  • Yes very possible – George Udosen Sep 28 '17 at 10:45
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    Just don't create any network devices on the guest VM, make sure you use an up to date ISO and set the deb repo location to the virtual optical drive. – Alex Sep 28 '17 at 10:55
  • Yes. Either "remove" the network card(s) from the VM, or put any existing network cards on the "internal only (intnet)" network – ivanivan Sep 28 '17 at 12:27

After setting up the Virtual machine go to the settings for that VM and in the network section deselect Enable Network Adapter to prevent access to the machine:

Network dialog for VM in VM options

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