Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Addressing localhost from a VirtualBox VM

I believe this could be pretty useful if you use VirtualBox a lot..

If you're developing on your local machine (on localhost) and want to access localhost from a browser from inside a virtualmachine (which resides on the same local-machine) (maybe to test IE6?), you can reach localhost via

So the address for our app would typically be

Ref: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1261975/addressing-localhost-from-a-virtualbox-virtual-machine

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