Edge can't connect to virtualbox host-only ip, all other browsers (including IE) work fine

Issue #10142843 • Assigned to Balaji B.


jorma d.
Dec 9, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

  • run a virtualbox ubuntu image (as guest) on windows 10 pro (host) and setup NAT (for guest internet access) and host-only network with a static ip (for access from host machine)
  • all programs can access the guest through the static ip (for example
  • except Edge
  • when I completely disable the windows firewall, Edge is able to connect to guest through the static ip
  • which interaction between Edge and the windows firewall is causing this…?!


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

    • The issue started after TP build 14986. Thought it might be temporary but it still is present. Other browsers all work fine. Would be nice if this is fixed. I did like some of the features on edge, but get by with IE and chrome.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Balaji B.”

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