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Setting Up a SME Server Test Environment with Virtual Box on Vista

Feb 05, 2009, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Leyba)

[ Thanks to Ken Leyba for this link. ]

"This document will explain how to setup a test network environment on Vista using Virtual Box with SME Server and Windows XP Professional guests. I chose Windows XP Professional, because that is the environment I have found that most business or educational intitutions are using. This document already assumes that VirtualBox is installed and working and that the Windows XP Professioanl guest is installed in VirtualBox...

"Following the domain name is the server name, again use something logical for the test domain, in this example serv01. After the server name is the IP address of the server, use a non-internet routable IP, e.g. 192.168.1.1. After the IP address is set, the netmask value is prompted for, the default should be sufficient.

"The Operation Mode of the SME Server is set next. SME Server can provide gateway services and internet services, or it can act in a standalone manner with or without gateway services. In this test environment we are testing both Internet services and gateway services, option 1, Server and Gateway is selected."

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