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Vagrant / VirtualBox DNS 10.0.2.3 not working

I am running a fresh install of Linux Mint Nadia (14). I am following the instructions on Vagrant Getting Started but have gotten stuck on the Provisioning. It seems the Vagrant box cannot connect ...
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Relationship between Vagrant, Docker, Chef and OpenStack (or similar products)?

I am a web developer, but I am also interested in a few administrative tasks. Hence, the new move from pure administration to dev-ops comes handy for me. Anyway, I have some problems to put a few ...
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dpkg-reconfigure: unable to re-open stdin: No file or directory

I am building a provisioning script for a ubuntu vagrant vm, on a ubuntu host, both 12.10 64bit When installing the following packages: sudo apt-get -y install php5-xsl graphviz php-pear unison I ...
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Vagrant box most similar to Amazon EC2 instances

Are there any 'boxes' available to download for Vagrant that closely mirror the Linux version and packages available for Amazon EC2 instances? I am testing locally using Vagrant, currently using the ...
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Vagrant set default share permissions

When running a vagrant instance the project folder is mounted on /vagrant automatically. However is mounted with the following permissions # ll -d /vagrant drwx------ 1 vagrant vagrant 612 Jun 13 14:...
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How can I get Vagrant to start the server on startup?

I want Vagrant to start the Play server in the /vagrant/ folder every time I do vagrant up. Putting @reboot on the crontab doesn't work because the script runs before the /vagrant/ folder is connected....
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Vagrant: Slow internet connection in guest

I'm trying to set up a vagrant. Host is Ubuntu 12.10. Here's my vagrant file: Vagrant::Config.run do |config| config.vm.share_folder("v-root", "/vagrant", ".", :nfs => true) config.vm....
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How do I enable additional debugging output from Ansible and Vagrant?

I'm investigating Ansible for server and application provisioning. My application is currently provisioned with shell scripts in Vagrant. Rather than rewrite my scripts I've taken a sample and ...
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SSH aborts with Too many authentication failures

I'm attempting to run this simple provisioning script but I'm encountering errors when running vagrant up and then vagrant provision commands. I read that I needed to create a /etc/ansible/hosts file ...
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NFS with encrypted ubuntu home directory

I am having trouble getting NFS setup on with vagrant: On my local machine I have installed NFS: apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server And in my Vagrantfile set it to be used: config.vm....
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Prevent Apache from starting after apt-get install

When I apt-get install apache2 the server starts automatically when install completes, and the default Apache configuration makes everything in /var/www/ accessible to the client side. Thus if I have ...
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Vagrant shared folder and file change events

I have ubuntu virtual machine that I'm accessing through Vagrant. On my host (Mac OSX), there is a folder with couple of files, that I share to virtual machine. In that virtual machine, I want to use ...
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Public static ip for vagrant box

I have server (Debian Squeeze) with 1 ethernet card and 2 public static IPs (188.120.245.4 and 188.120.244.5). What I want: Setup virtual box (Ubuntu) with access via static IP (188.120.244.5). ...
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Vagrant forward a range of ports

Is there a way to forward a range of ports using vagrant 1.2.1 or higher? I know that you can forward any number of ports individually by using config.vm.forward_port 80, 4567 Or, is the answer ...
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Vagrant NFS share doesn't show updated file if size doesn't change

When mounting /vagrant over NFS, a changed file on the host is not refresh on the guest if the size doesn't changes. Quick update/typo are not immediately reflected unless I make enough modification ...
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running setfacl on a vagrant shared directory

Trying to get a Symfony2 project up and running with a vagrant VM. I've seen a zillion articles on this, but getting the cache directory permissioned correctly is proving to be excruciatingly painful. ...
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`execute` as vagrant user, not root, with chef-solo?

I'm trying to run the following chef command: # install zombiejs, q (promises), should, coffee-script & mocha execute "install q and zombiejs" do ...
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How to set up :datadir: when using Hiera with Puppet and Vagrant

I'd like to know how to set up :datadir: in hiera.yaml for optimal usage with Puppet and Vagrant. Currently I'm using vagrant 1.5.0 with virtualbox 4.2 on Ubuntu 13.10 with an Ubuntu 12.04 guest ...
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Can Vagrant point to a directory of Puppet manifests for execution?

I am using Vagrant to jump start some initial Puppet config and am confused on how to include/run multiple manifests (other than just site.pp) in the puppet execution workflow without making the extra ...
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Can't SSH into a Vagrant Virtual Machine

Local Vagrant machine installed at IP address 10.0.0.23 with hostname lamp-vm. Using vagrant ssh command, I can connect just fine and do everything I need. This creates an error $ ssh vagrant@...
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Ansible playbook not working trying to run make & configure with complex switches

This is a follow-on to this question. I'm trying to use Ansible to provision a Vagrant VM. The VM is running CentOS 6.4. I'm using the following (abbreviated) ansible playbook: - hosts: default ...
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Vagrant/VirtualBox can't resolve some domains from w/in VM

Just trying out VirtualBox & Vagrant and my initial lucid64 VM can't resolve us.archive.ubuntu.com but can resolve security.ubuntu.com, google.com and www.apple.com (but not apple.com w/out the ...
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Vagrant Error: Connection timeout. Retrying

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04, Virtualbox 4.3 and Vagrant 1.5.1. I'm trying to use this box http://puppet-vagrant-boxes.puppetlabs.com/centos-64-x64-vbox4210.box however unsucessfully. When I run "...
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Vagrant synced folders aren't case sensitive

For our web stack, we are moving from a Windows Server to CentOS. To facilitate development, we're utilizing Vagrant to run CentOS VMs locally. We're using Vagrant's Synced Folders feature to allow ...
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Installing package from PPA using Puppet

I'm trying to automatically provision VMs with docker pre-installed. My default init.pp looks like: class { 'apt': always_apt_update => true, } package { [ #'build-essential', #'vim',...
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vagrant synced_folders and VBoxInternal2/SharedFoldersEnableSymlinksCreate

ok here's the deal I'm running vagrant(ubunttu 12.10) on top of windows 8 but everytime I try to create a virtualenv (python) from within my non nfs shared folder I get a 'Protocol error', turns out ...
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Vagrant (Virtualbox) host-only multiple node networking issue

I'm trying to use a multi-VM vagrant environment as a testbed for deploying OpenStack, and I've run into a networking problem with trying to communicate from one VM, to a VM-inside-of-a-VM. I have ...
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vagrant public ip not accessible

I have this config: config.vm.network "public_network", ip: "192.168.56.101", :mac => "0022334455DA" And after vagrant up ifconfig prints: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:12:96:...
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Virtualbox VM (spawned by Vagrant) running, but inaccessible. What now?

I have a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu that was started by Vagrant, on an OSX host. At some point, my ssh session to the guest stopped responding. I tried vagrant halt from a terminal window on the ...
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How do you automatically install puppet modules on `puppet apply`

Is it possible to automatically install or include puppet modules in your puppet config? I'm having to manually run puppet module install before running puppet apply.
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Virtualbox: How to connect to the display when launched via vagrant?

I've used vagrant to set up ubuntu 12.10. How can I actually connect to the graphical desktop? There doesn't seem to be a way in the Virtualbox manager. It shows a preview but the 'show' icon is ...
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Weird network problems with Vagrant, VirtualBox, Ansible and Ubuntu Server box

We are using Vagrant and Ansible to provision VirtualBox machine. It was working great, but recently we've started to encounter some weird network problems with tasks that require access to the ...
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How can I move my deploy key into vagrant?

I'd like to move a an ssh key into vagrant and put them in ~/.ssh, what's the easiest way of doing that? I have the following in my Vagrant file: config.vm.synced_folder "conf.d", "/svr/conf.d" ...
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Changing the mysql bind-address within a script

What would be the best way to change the mysql bind-address in the my.cnf from a shell script? Is there a way using a tool like mysqladmin or should I use sed or should I simply append it to the my....
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Veewee, Vagrant, Puppet, Erlang and RabbitMQ

I am kinda stuck with a problem I am trying to wrap my head around for days now. Here is what I am doing: By using Veewee, I am creating a VirtualBox image and then I create a Vagrant box from it. ...
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Using vagrant and chef to setup a Windows VM in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu and I want to setup a VM in Virtualbox via Vagrant and Chef. I think what I'm missing is a .box for the Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 trial I have. Does anyone know where I could ...
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Puppet error: returned 1 instead of one of [0]

When using Puppet, I get error messages like returned 1 instead of one of [0] Is there a way to output/get the actual error message?
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gunicorn not fully reloading after an HUP signal

I'm trying to get a working supervisor/gunicorn/django setup on vagrant. I am using python-watchdog to try and restart gunicorn when code changes happen. I am using the following supervisor ...
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Is it possible to execute the Vagrant Ansible provisioner on a Windows host machine?

It seems that Vagrant doesn't let me automatically provision the Ansible provisioner on Windows using Vmware. I'm not really sure whether Ansible has to be installed on the host machine, (in my case ...
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How to make a Cent OS install as similar to an EC2 rhel based instance as possible?

I'm trying to setup vagrant to deploy locally, while we also want to deploy to elasticbeanstalk. So how can I make my local cent OS Vagrant VM as close to the Amazon EMI as possible? My co-worker ...
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Vagrant OS X host nfs share permissions error - Failed to set owner to '1000'

I am a Vagrant and Puppet newbie, I have created a Base Box with Debian Squeeze plus standalone Puppet, using the instructions here to install Puppet with the Puppetlabs packages. The box itself ...
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httpd service will not start on boot under CentOS 6

I am having trouble configuring a CentOS 6 Vagrant setup to start the Apache service on boot. I have tried using chkconfig and the OS seems to just ignore it. When I run sudo chkconfig --list httpd, ...
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Unable to connect to Postgres on Vagrant Box - Connection refused?

First off, I'm new to Vagrant and Postgres. I created my Vagrant instance using http://files.vagrantup.com/lucid32.box without any trouble. I am able to run vagrant up and vagrant ssh without ...
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Should I use this simple hack for working around chef-solo's lack of environment support?

Chef-solo’s lack of environment support seems to be pretty controversial. On one hand, one of the features of environments is the ability to pin cookbooks to specific environments, and this makes ...
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How to get decent NFS performance for workloads like git?

I manage a vagrant setup for our developers running OSX to manage VirtualBox systems for development. In order to support inotify inside the linux machine, we eschew the usual method of sharing ...
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Expose virtual machine (vagrant) to local Wifi

I've setup a local virtual machine (ubuntu 12.4) using Vagrant (www.vagrantup.com) and need to share its resources on my local wifi network. It is basically running a webserver which should be ...
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Install RVM with ansible

I am attempting to install rvm with ansible on a centos-based vagrant box. The command I am running is: vars: user: "foo" - name: install rvm action: command sudo -u $user bash /home/$user/rvm-...
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Vagrant / puppet workflow

I'm new to puppet and vagrant, but I'm developing my own Puppet manifests intended to set up a vagrant box. That is, the puppet manifest is in my Vagrant directory on the host machine, and vagrant is ...
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Should I install Ansible with python pip or homebrew on Mac OSX Mavericks? [closed]

I recently moved to using OSX to administrate my linux box, so I'm very new to using linux programs on OSX. I want to use Vagrant with Ansible to bootstrap my development environment, so I need to ...
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What is dd if=/dev/zero of=/EMPTY bs=1M

Often times I see this command for use when creating a Vagrant box sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/EMPTY bs=1M To me it seams that it is copying a lot of NULL characters into a file named EMPTY at the FS ...