How to share an Internet access from Window 10 to VirtualBox Oracle Linux 7.x Server

I am glad to share my experience here.

To share an Internet access from Windows10 to Oracle Linux7.3 which is installed in VirtualBox6.

Below are the steps required to be following in sequence.

1. VirtualBox Machine OL7.3

2. VB Network Configuration

3. After Starting OL7.3

4. Connect Wire from topLeft

5. Ifconfig After Connect Wire

6. Able to browse my website

7. Able to access VB Machine from MobaXterm (In Windows10)

Bridged Networking is used when you want your vm to be a full network citizen, i.e. to be an equal to your host machine on the network; in this mode, a virtual NIC is “bridged” to a physical NIC on your host.

The effect of this is that each VM has access to the physical network in the same way as your host. It can access any service on the network such as external DHCP services, name lookup services, and routing information just as the host does. Logically, the network looks like this:

Bridging to wired LAN

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Subnet Mask Information

Subnet Mask Information

address bits pref   mask

     1   0  /32    255.255.255.255
     2   1  /31    255.255.255.254
     4   2  /30    255.255.255.252
     8   3  /29    255.255.255.248
    16   4  /28    255.255.255.240
    32   5  /27    255.255.255.224
    64   6  /26    255.255.255.192
   128   7  /25    255.255.255.128
   256   8  /24    255.255.255
   512   9  /23    255.255.254
   1 K  10  /22    255.255.252
   2 K  11  /21    255.255.248
   4 K  12  /20    255.255.240
   8 K  13  /19    255.255.224
  16 K  14  /18    255.255.192
  32 K  15  /17    255.255.128
  64 K  16  /16    255.255
 128 K  17  /15    255.254
 256 K  18  /14    255.252
 512 K  19  /13    255.248
   1 M  20  /12    255.240
   2 M  21  /11    255.224
   4 M  22  /10    255.192
   8 M  23  /9     255.128
  16 M  24  /8     255
  32 M  25  /7     254
  64 M  26  /6     252
 128 M  27  /5     248
 256 M  28  /4     240
 512 M  29  /3     224
1024 M  30  /2     192
hosts   subn/c  subn/c  subn/b  subn/b  bits hex-mask dec-mask
                strict          strict

    2     64      62    16384   16382     2  fffffffc 255.255.255.252
    6     32      30     8192    8190     3  fffffff8 255.255.255.248
   14     16      14     4096    4094     4  fffffff0 255.255.255.240
   30      8       6     2048    2046     5  ffffffe0 255.255.255.224
   62      4       2     1024    1022     6  ffffffc0 255.255.255.192
  126      2       0      512     510     7  ffffff80 255.255.255.128
  254                     256     254     8  ffffff00 255.255.255.0
  510                     128     126     9  fffffe00 255.255.254.0
 1022                      64      62    10  fffffc00 255.255.252.0
 2046                      32      30    11  fffff800 255.255.248.0
 4094                      16      14    12  fffff000 255.255.240.0
 8190                       8       6    13  ffffe000 255.255.224.0
16382                       4       2    14  ffffc000 255.255.192.0
32766                       2       0    15  ffff8000 255.255.128.0