Mark Pearl

Step 1 - Set Virtual Box Network Cards

Ensure the network card settings match the following.

Network card 1 should look like…

Network Card 1

Network card 2 should look like…

Network Card 2

Step 2 - Configure Ubuntu Network Interfaces

Change the network settings in the VM to have configured ip addresses for both cards. You need to edit the file in the folder


The file contents should be similar to the following

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# Network Interface 1
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

# Network Interface 2
auto eth1
iface eth1 inet static

To restart the network interfaces type the following

sudo ifdown eth0 && sudo ifup eth0
sudo ifdown eth1 && sudo ifup eth1

Step 3 - Enable SSH

Install the OpenSSH server

sudo apt-get install openssh-server 

Edit the ssh config file for customizations if you need to.


For more info on OpenSHH read there website

If there are issues connecting to SSH check your Windows Firewall Settings

Step 4 - Setup Conemu

Create a Putty Instance to ssh

Putty Settings

Setup ConEmu to allow you to connect via Putty

ConEmu Settings

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