I have a Dell laptop (running Windows 10) where I'm hosting OpenSuSE Linux (Leap 42.3) in a virtual machine. Although I can ping the virtual machine, I haven't been able to connect to it using the SSH protocol. As far as I can tell, the secure shell demon is running on the Linux system. I've tried a couple of SSH Windows clients – specifically, SecureCRT and SecureFX. Additionally, I've tried running the SSH client from the Windows command prompt. I haven't seen any error messages. Instead, the connection simply times out.
Networking is not my forte, but I'm familiar with SSH. I've configured it on UNIX systems many times, but that was years ago. These days I'm doing so only on rare occasions. Consequently, there's usually some small detail that I overlook. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!