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Can't connect to proftpd from outside the virtual machine

This is related to a previous question. I have a machine with Windows 7 acting as a server and it hosts several virtual machines. One of them, a Debian Squeezy is acting as a PostgreSQL server and I ...
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slow apache access on virtualbox 4.2 [closed]

I am using virtualbox 4.2 with guest addition for sharing folders between my host windows 7 64 bit and guest centos 5. I am running apache on my guest centos which access shared folders. We are ...
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1answer
95 views

nslookup and tracert inconsistencies

In a Windows 7 VirtualBox guest with NAT and an OpenVPN connection issued by the host, nslookup and tracert behave differently w.r.t. name resolution: nslookup hostname works, using 10.0.2.3 as DNS ...
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1answer
265 views

Windows Server Backup : The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect

The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect This is a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard version running on Virtual Host installed on a Windows 7 ultimate. Any help? ...
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1answer
255 views

Windows Services Error 1053

I'm running Windows 7 and have VirutalBox installed. I have an Ubuntu server running in a VM. I would like this VM to start up with the machine and run as a service in the background. You can launch a ...
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1answer
417 views

How to cleanly start and stop a headless Oracle VM Virtualbox virtual machine?

I have Oracle VM Virtualbox on my Windows 7 development machine. I want to start a VM when Windows starts, and cleanly shut that VM down when Windows stops. Can that be done? I can start a headless ...
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1answer
3k views

How to share internet over VPN and inside a virtual machine (Windows)?

` My final goal is to have a virtual machine at work in which anything that happen inside (tcp, udp, ping, ...) will use the Internet connection of a computer at home. So, if inside this VM should I ...
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1answer
71 views

Sharing network: windows host act as router for guests?

I want to pin my guest system to existing network - they must get ip from this same dhcp server like host and can communicate with host and other through this network. Can i do that and how?
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1answer
396 views

VMWare Player side-by-side VirtualBox

Can I have the latest version of VMWare Player with the latest version of VirtualBox installed side-by-side on the same machine on Windows 7? Are there any conflicts? AFAIK, they both create virtual ...
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1answer
262 views

How to get global ip for virtualbox guest os

I'm trying to setup ubuntu server in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7 x64 Guest is Ubuntu 11.10 x64 All I want to do is, to make this server accessible from internet. How can I do it? Please help.
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How can I resolve Oracle 11g XE connection failure straight after installation?

I have just installed Oracle 11g XE on a Windows 7 VirtualBox VM, using all the default options. "Getting Started" fails When I click on Getting Started I get taken to ...
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4answers
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VirtualBox: grain table inconsistency

The setup in question is as follows: Windows 7 64bit host running VirtualBox. The guest machine is running Windows XP 32bit. After a power failure on the host box, the guest machine cannot boot and ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox PXE Boot using PCnet-FAST III - Windows 7 driver required?

I'm using WDS to deploy a windows 7 image that I've captured. Unfortunately, the AMD PCnet-FAST III is not recognised by windows 7 with VirtualBox. Can anyone help me find a driver and or suggest ...
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1answer
109 views

Configuring XP guest and Win7 host so guest gets best advantage of host's RAM? [closed]

I have a Windows 7 64 bit with lots of RAM hosting a VirtualBox VM with a Windows XP guest. The apps run on the guest use so much ram that it typically ends up swapping. I'd like to know any tips ...
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1answer
330 views

Does VirtualBox “Export Appliance” feature also export the snapshots?

How can I export/copy a virtual machine with all its snapshots and move it to another machine? Do I have to use some CLI commands or Export Appliance will be sufficient for this? VirtualBox 4.0.1
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1answer
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Access host computer's (IIS7) localhost:33369 from virtualbox IE6

trying to setup my virtualbox copy of windows xp and have it be able to access my host computer's (win7) IIS 7 express localhost:33369 the virtualbox ipconfig IP Address: 10.10.2.15 subnet: ...
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1answer
1k views

fully automated install of virtualbox tools in windows 7

I'm making an unattended install of windows. Part of it is installing virtualbox guest additions, which is run by the installer due to the following entry in Autounattend.xml: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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1answer
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Cannot connect to Redis installed on VirtualBox running Ubuntu from Windows 7

I've setup an Ubuntu image on VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. On the Ubuntu guest I've installed Redis which runs on port 6379 (TCP) by default. I've setup port forwarding using the VirtualBox GUI ...
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1answer
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Convert Hyper V images to Virtual box

I need to change my client OS from Windows 2008 to Windows 7. I therefore need to convert all of my HyperV images to Virtual Box. What is the best way to do this? Or is there a way to run HyperV on ...
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1answer
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virtualbox ftp hangs on list command

I have virtual box installed on a windows 7 64-bit computer, with Cent OS 5.5 as guest os. I want to be able to use ftp between those. I've installed vsftpd on the guest os, and the guest os uses a ...
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2answers
243 views

VirtualBox cannot start a virtual machine on Windows 7

Note that this question is mostly so others can find this information. I ran into a problem recently with my Fedora-14 virtual machine running on a Windows-7 host with VirtualBox. VirtualBox could ...
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1answer
653 views

VirtualBox on Windows Hosts | Export and Import batch automate

VirtualBox on Windows I am planning to deploy virtual box on around 10 computers (Vista / 7), I have setup a centos vm and exported it as an appliance with the ovf and vmdk files in the same folder. ...
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2answers
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How do you make Windows 7 & Windows Server2008 VMs not want to re-validate?

How do you make Windows7 and Windows Server VMS not want to be re-activated? I have a computer lab full of machines that start up a Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows Server2008 VM for each student, ...
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3answers
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Virtualbox Ubuntu 10.04 on Windows 7: networking won't work

I have a virtualbox image that I created using libvirt from Ubuntu 10.04. It assigns a fixed IP address. I can start it up on my Windows 7 VirtualBox, but I cannot get networking to work. My ...
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3answers
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Start VirtualBox in another user on Windows 7

My development computer is running Windows 7 with 16gig of RAM. I run Linux Ubuntu with Apache in the VM for web design testing purposes. To reduce clutter in my default user account in Windows 7 I ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox Port Fowarding to Connect to PostgreSQL Database

I'm trying to connect to a PostgreSQL database hosted on a Win7 guest from a Win7 host. I've configured security in pg_hba.conf host all all 127.0.0.1/32 md5 host all ...
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1answer
82 views

Broken filesystem on Windows XP / 7 virtual machine

I created a virtual machine with Windows XP as the guest system in Microsoft's Virtual PC that ships along with Windows 7. I then installed Virtualbox and began running the MS machine in it. It ...
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Windows Virtual PC and VirtualBox on the same PC

I am running Windows 7 Professional x64. Presently I am using Windows Virtual PC. I'd like to try VirtualBox. Can both virtualization platforms be installed and run on the same instance of Windows? ...
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5answers
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Running Windows 7 XP Mode under Virtualbox

Does anybody know if it is possible to try out "XP Mode" in Windows 7, if Windows 7 is running inside of Virtualbox? The processor I'm running includes the VT-x capability and it is enabled in the ...
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5answers
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Partitioning a new system

I am building a new system. While my current focus is on what to buy and how to wire it, I have been thinking ahead about how to partition the disks. I know that on a dual boot (win7/ubuntu) that it ...
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6answers
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Windows 7 x64 - free virtual machine host applications running headless

Given a machine configured with : Windows 7 64 bit a CPU that DOESN'T support the Intel hardware virtualization Are there any free, non-time-sensitive virtual machine hosts that can host either 32 ...
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Virtualbox booting from a real drive?

I'm about to take the plunge and install Win7 RC1 on my desktop machine. However I want to preserve access to my old HDD with XP on it. I don't really want to use full dual-boot since that would ...