In some rare situations, the websites you create with VirtualHostX may need to connect to an external service (such as a database) running on your Mac - instead of inside your virtual machine like the included MySQL database does.
From the perspective of your virtual machine, your Mac's IP address is typically
If for some reason that address doesn't work, you can also try the IP detected and displayed by VirtualHostX in the
LAN URL textfield within the app. Just use the IP address that it shows "in the middle" of the
LAN URL. For example, in the screenshot below...
LAN URL textfield is showing http://tyler.10.1.10.136.xip.io:8080. In that case, your Mac's IP address would be