Difference Between “Bridge” and “NAT” Mode in VirtualBox


What is the IP address of VM (guest)?
Note: the IP address of host is

Note: the IP address of host is
Can VM (guest) shared a folder and allow host to access the shared folder?
Can VM see other PCs/laptops on the MOBITEK workgroup? Yes No
Can VM access the internet? Yes Yes


How to Set to “Bridge Mode” in VirtualBox

  1. Click on “Settings new window will pop up for settings.
  2. Then, go to “Network at “Attached to:” option select “Bridged Adapter” and click “OK”.

Note: Not required to stop the machine/ shutdown for this settings.