Cannot share the VPN from host to guest OS

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Symptoms

Cause

Virtual machine network source configured incorrectly. If you would like to share VPN from the Mac side, you should use Shared Network.

Resolution

Change the source of your virtual machine's network connection to Shared Network:

  1. Shut down the virtual machine.
  2. Open virtual machine configuration.
  3. Switch to the Hardware tab > Network.

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  4. In Source select Shared Network.
  5. Now the active VPN connection enabled on the Mac side will also be shared with the virtual machine.

Note: if you need to use the virtual machine in Bridge mode, please install VPN client directly in the virtual machine and use it separately.

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