I've had a quick look at the manual but without downloading and installing its difficult to troubleshoot.
It would appear that in NAT mode that there are some known issues surrounding the ICMP implementation but it shouldn't be an issue here.
OK, forgetting VirtualBox for a minute, run
and report that back, along with checkingQuote:
to ensure SELinux and the Firewall are disabled.Quote:
Or install logmein (on your host PC) and let me have a look.
A network "bridge" is basically the software equivalent of a switch - you're plugging a bunch of network connections (one real, others virtual) into a virtual switch so your virtual connections can all share your real connection.
I decided to use VMware Server at the end, thanks everyone who tried to help and thanks kmount for taking a look :)