For my lab, I am working on a single workstation using Virtualbox. The lab experiment needs Internet access, but I want to use DHCP, and I don’t want to cause issues with the rest of the network which would make life difficult for the rest of the family. This requires two things:
1. A dedicated host-only network, provided by Virtualbox, to keep DHCP limited to these machines.
2. A routing device to connect the virtual machines to the Internet.
The final network will look like this:
Future posts will detail the rest of the lab setup, including the routing process and setup of the orchestration master VM.