Hi all,

Host Ubuntu 12.04 desktop 64bit
Guest Ubuntu 12.04 LAMP/desktop 64bit
VirtualBox
2 NICs
Optic Fibre Broadband connection - interface
(connected to onboard NIC)
Static IP
Router not available

Host:-
$ cat /etc/network/interfaces
Code:
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
     address xx.xx.xxx.xx (static IP)
     dns-nameservers xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
     netmask 255.255.255.252
     broadcast xx.xx.xxx.xx
     gateway xx.xx.xxx.xx
Guest:-
$ cat /etc/network/interfaces
Code:
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
$ sudo ifconfig
[sudo] password for satimis:
Code:
eth5      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 08:00:27:d3:83:91  
          inet addr:10.0.2.15  Bcast:10.0.2.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::a00:27ff:fed3:8391/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:85 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:132 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:32891 (32.8 KB)  TX bytes:16748 (16.7 KB)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:40 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:40 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:3724 (3.7 KB)  TX bytes:3724 (3.7 KB)

Network -> Adpater 1
Enable Network Adapter
Attached to: NAT


Please advise how to setup port-forwarding assigning a static IP to Guest so that the webserver can be connected/browsed on Internet. I have been searching a while and couldn't find a guide to follow. Pointers would be appreciatd.

Thanks

Rgds
satimis