How to use VirtualBox Virtual Machine in GNS3 as Virtual Host in GNS3 Topologies:You have different options for simulating Virtual PC on GNS3 which are listed below:
In all above methods, simulating a PC with VirtualBox is very handy which provide you more options as compare to others. In-fact you have a real PC with operating system of your choice with full control.
In this article i will show you how to use Windows 7 VM with GNS3. Following are the step by step process of configuring VM in GNS3:
1. Create or install any virtual machine in VirtualBox. I already have an installed VM i.e. "Win 7" so i will use this for lab.
Edit\Preferences and from VirtualBox VMs menu create a new VM by clicking the New button.
win 7" and then click finish.
5. Drag the "win 7" VM on Dashboard, i have created the following topology with this VM.
Right click on VM and click start, GNS3 will start booting Windows 7 with help VirtualBox. Once it is booted, now you can configure IP address for it. Open local area connections properties and double click on internet protocol version 4
and assign the IP address and gateway.
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how to use or configure virtualBox VM with GNS3... by Waqasgk