Parallels Application on Mac OSX Fails to Network Wirelessly

Overview

This document provides a solution for when the Parallels application for Mac OSX works on wired connections but fails for wireless DHCP access.

Solution

1. In your Parallels configuration, set the network adapter to Host-only networking .


2. In OSX go to Applications > System Preferences > Sharing and choose Internet . Choose to Share your connection from: Airport To computers using: Ethernet Adaptor (en2) . en2 is the virtuals adaptor. Click Start . It will give you a warning, Are you sure that you want to turn this on ? Click, Yes . After clicking, Yes, your Start button will switch to Stop.