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by jtt89 / November 19, 2011 9:18 PM PST

<font size="2" face="Verdana">I want to set up LAMP on Virtual Box on Windows7. I am wondering if it is
possible to (regular cable modem from ISP connected to desktop through ethernet
port, dynamic IP)

1) Connect from Windows7 to Linux (Apache,
MySQL-server, etc...)
2) Connect from Linux to the Internet
3) Connect
from Windows 7 to the Internet

...all at the same time?

Thank
you.<!-- /post --> </font>

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Don't see why not.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2011 3:09 AM PST

But this is where your average new to networking person may wonder why their web server is not found on the internet.
Bob

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by jtt89 / November 20, 2011 5:44 AM PST

From VB support forum I know that I need to have 2 Adapters in Network settings:
1 - Host-only Adapter (to connect CentOS on VB to Win7) and 2 - NAT (to enable
Internet access for CentOS).

Besides that there are some other things,
like changing hostname in Linux and making changes in configuration files, like
/etc/httpd/config/httpd.config and /etc/sysconfig/network

Another thing
is that I dont know what address to use if I want to connect to Apache from IE
on Win7, what address to use with SSH etc...

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