The Limitations of Wi-Fi Bridging in Virtual Machines

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When running a virtual machine in bridged network mode while connected to Wi-Fi, you might encounter some limitations.

Unlike wired networks, Wi-Fi networks use unique MAC addresses for each device, making traditional network bridging difficult. As a result, your virtual machine will not have its own unique MAC address but will share the host's MAC.

In some instances it will result in the virtual machine not being assigned an IP address, as it's essentially piggybacks on the host's network identity.

If you require your virtual machine to operate as a distinct network entity, please use a wired Ethernet connection instead of Wi-Fi.

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