This document provides instructions for altering the default Virtual Bugzilla network configuration.
Virtual Bugzilla default network configuration is aimed to make Bugzilla server available on your network without the need of any additional configuration (in most cases). The configuration includes:
By default Virtual Bugzilla will share Ethernet card with the host computer it runs on. If your computer is not connected to a network, Virtual Bugzilla will not be able to start networking as well.
You can switch Virtual Bugzilla to "NAT" or "Host-only" type of virtual networking to be able to access if from the host computer only, and regardless of the presence of a real network. To do that, use your VMWare Player or Workstation menus or status bar. After you change connection type, reboot Virtual Bugzilla.
This applies to Virtual Bugzilla 3.2.x. For earlier versions, see instructions on our forum.
Important: A more agile method for configuring a static IP address is to use your local DHCP server to assign a permanent IP to the VBS mac address. That way you will not have to do anything inside VBS. Consult your network administrator.
Requirements: Before proceeding, make sure you know:
If you don't know anything from the above, first figure it out. On Windows, you can use command "ipconfig /all" to see these parameters.
If you'd like your Virtual Bugzilla to be reachable through a good-looking hostname-based URL, let's say http://bugs.company.com, you need to do the following: