AD Test Network

I am setting up an Active Directory test network with VirtualBox. It will consist of the following components. Links are provided showing configuration information I referenced.


Use these Network settings for all machines:

  • Adapter 1: Enabled
  • Attached to: NAT Network
  • Name: NatNetwork  ( – DHCP & IPv6 disabled)
  • Adapter 2: Enabled
  • Attached to: Host-only Adapter
  • Name: VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter (
  • DHCP Server: Enabled
  • DHCP Lower Address Bound: