There is "Bridged adapter" network solution in VirtualBox when your virtual machine gets IP-address from your real physical router (like Is there a similar thing in GNS3 (on Linux preferably)? All i found is loopback solutions, which helps with internet connection, but i still can not connect to GNS3 router from any PC in real home network.

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A switch is a (MAC) bridge, so simply use one of those.

The "bridged adapter" is actually a virtual NIC connected to a virtual switch that uses the host NIC as physical interface.

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