Setting Up a SME Server Test Environment with Virtual Box on Vista
Feb 05, 2009, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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."