Monthly Archives: December 2011

Humbledown :: VLAN tag stripping in Virtualbox actually, Intel NICs et al.

Humbledown :: VLAN tag stripping in Virtualbox actually, Intel NICs et al..

This article saved me some time and trouble. Apparently the Intel Pro/1000 adaptors in Virtual Box strip 802.1Q VLAN tags – I discovered this after examining packets sent to the vboxnet host-only network. The solution is to use the PC-Net adaptors.

Virtual Box Network Adaptor

Virtual Box Network Adaptor