I have installed RHEL 5.5 on VIrtual Box and Host system is Ubuntu 12.04. I can access the files of Ubuntu by using the sharing services of Virtual Box.

Virtual Box

But how can I access the files of RHEL which is installed on Virtual Box?

Network Configuration

RHEL is connected to Ubuntu using Bridged adapter Network Mode

  • Please specify the network configuration you're using in VirtualBox, it affects the way to solve this drastically. – Didi Kohen Oct 14 '12 at 7:13
  • here is the same question: superuser.com/questions/477590/… – Serge Oct 14 '12 at 7:16
  • @Serge Sorry dear Doesn't related to me. Its Windows and Ubuntu mine is Ubuntu and Redhat. – OmiPenguin Oct 14 '12 at 7:28
  • @DavidKohen I have added requested information. – OmiPenguin Oct 14 '12 at 7:29
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    It does no matter what host system do you use. with linux as a host you just have one more option - NFS share. In any case you have to set up either ftp/nfs/samba server at your guest system or use ssh to scp files back and forth. Also, there are tools for offline access to virtual disks of various formats – Serge Oct 14 '12 at 7:32

As people in the comments have pointed out, it's possible to use SMB/CIFS,NFS, or use scp. Either of the first two methods requires some set-up, and reading before you attempt it, on your side. scp doesn't take much learning, but it can be cumbersome.

I'd like to mention one more option: sshfs. It's based on fuse, and in Ubuntu it should be as easy as aptitude install sshfs. Requires no setup (short of creating a mount-point for the directory structure on the virtualised RHEL instance).

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