You can use the virtual network editor to change DHCP settings for a host-only or NAT network on a Windows host system.
Verify that you have administrative privileges on the host system.
Familiarize yourself with the DHCP conventions for assigning IP addresses. See DHCP Conventions for Assigning IP Addresses in Host-Only and NAT Networks.
- Log in to the host system as an Administrator user.
Only an Administrator user can change network settings in the virtual network editor.
- Select .
- Select the host-only or NAT network.
- To use the virtual DHCP server to assign IP addresses to virtual machines on the network, select Use local DHCP service to distribute IP addresses to VMs.
- To change additional DHCP settings, click DHCP Settings.
You can change the range of IP addresses that the virtual DHCP server provides on the selected network and the duration of DHCP licenses that the DHCP server provides to clients on the virtual network.
- Click OK to save your changes.