I have a linux host with virtualhosts on and and (the reason is that I need multiple domains with https) and I would like to access them from virtualbox in a windows guest. Now I know that in the virtualbox gets to, but I need to get to the other IP-s of the host in order to enable IE to see my virtualhosts in https. How can I do it?

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These IP addresses are loopback addresses. They aren't bound to your network card. To access your host through several IP addresses, you need several network cards, or virtual IPs. But this can't work with 127.0.0.X

  • thanks. I changed the IP-s on the host, added eth0:1 =, eth0:2 =, eth0:3 =, and I use these IP-s from the guest OS (and not
    – Gavriel
    Apr 22, 2013 at 13:35

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