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Issue with changing permission and owner recursively on files with puppet and vagrant

I am trying to install tomcat on a virtual box guest machine using puppet and vagrant. For tomcat to run, I need to change permission of the /bin/*.sh files. Here is the relevant section of my puppet ...
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Assign IP address to a VirtualBox Guest [closed]

I am creating a new Virtual machine on a server using an existing vdi image (Import from CLI). When the machine gets started, I want it to be accessed from the IP address of the Linux Host machine to ...
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Provisioning Oracle's JDK into VirtualBox using Puppet and Vagrant

I am trying to install Oracle's jdk with Vagrant/Puppet. Here is the relevant portion of my Vagrant file: config.vm.provision :puppet, :module_path => "puppet/modules" do |puppet| ...
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Virtualbox / Vagrant “closed by remote host” during routine use

I am attempting to install OpenTreeMap in a Ubuntu environment. Hosted at DigitalOcean, one of their "Droplets". As part of the install process I have installed and configured Virtual Box and Vagrant ...
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Prevent Nginx to remove port number

Well, I'm really confused. I have a web server running nginx inside a virtual machine. I'm fowarding the port 8082 from the host machine to the port 80 in the virtual machine. In fact, going to ...
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CentOS won't boot on Virtual Box [closed]

I installed CentOS 6 on Virtual Box. After the install it starts up and I select boot from local disk. When I do this, it goes to a black screen that says Booting from local disk... FATAL: INT18: ...
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cassandra: Failed to connect to '127.0.0.1:7199': Connection refused

I recently upgraded the version of my VirtualBox from 4.2.16 to 4.2.18.I have an Ubuntu 12.04 installed on the VirtualBox.I used to run cassandra locally before the upgrade. After the upgrade however ...
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Connect via SSH to VirtualBox guest VM without knowing IP address [closed]

I need to access one of my VirtualBox guest machine via ssh where the host machine is remote and is only accessible via ssh. The guest is configured with DHCP and hence the IP changes on each reboot. ...
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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 ...
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No builder returned for name: vagrant Packer.io error

I just want to provision a standard Ubuntu 12.04 image with a shell script, and then package it so I can use it with Vagrant. This is the configuration I wrote: { "builders": [{ "type": ...
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Display GUI on single machine in Vagrant Cluster

I am launching a cluster of VM's using Vagrant. I want to have only a single machine display it's GUI. The only means I've found to turn on the GUI is with config.vm.provider "virtualbox" do |v| ...
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DNS not resolving the same as host

We have an OSX host and an ubuntu 10.04 vagrant instance running on virtualbox. While attempting to send an email to emailtests.com (for email testing purposes) we noticed that the DNS was not ...
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Fedora install in Virtualbox expands to fill drive

I recently completed a Fedora 19 install on an 8GB virtual drive in VirtualBox. For some reason though, it appears as though I have run out of space! Surely my 951MB Fedora .iso can't have expanded ...
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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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hostname lookup failure

I installed CentOS 6.4 Minimal Install on Virtual Box. Now I have reinstalled Virtual Box, and whenever I reactivate the guest OS and assign the VHD on Virtual BOX, I get : continuously. I have ...
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Is it possible to import VirtualBox 4.2.12 exported OVA file into VMWare ESX 4? [closed]

I have created an OVA file from VirtualBox 4.2.12, and someone tried to import this ova file into VMWare ESX 4. When he was doing so, VMWare ESX 4 promopted: Line 25: Unsupported hardware family ...
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Upstart task to wait for iscsi target to become available?

I've got a couple of virtualization servers running Ubuntu 12.04 and Virtualbox and just bought a Synology NAS which I plan to use as an iSCSI target to serve storage for the VMs. I realize that ...
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PXE booting server in VirtualBox network configuration

I have a host machine(windows) which has a rhel6 guest running in virtual box. I want to boot my laptop through PXE server configured in this guest machine. I have configured all the necessary ...
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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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Importing a hyper-v exported image

My google-fu is failing me. Badly. One of my clients sent me a Hyper-V exported VM which constitutes a bunch of VHDs and an XML file (which I assume is the machine definition file). Try as I might, ...
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What are the performance implications of running VMs on a ZFS host?

I'm considering migrating from ext3 to ZFS for data storage on my Debian Linux host, using ZFS on Linux. One killer feature of ZFS that I really want is its data integrity guarantees. The ability to ...
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GlusterFS - 'Host not connected' when creating a volume on VBox VMs

I'm trying to deploy a simple GlusterFS cluster on CentOS using Virtualbox. I only have two nodes (gluster-node1 and gluster-node4) with two bricks each and I'm creating a volume with replica level 2. ...
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Why are Apache2 (httpd) processes killing my server?

With random time interval (30 minutes to 7 days) my VirtualBox Centos webserver goes to 100% CPU usage and stops responding to any input (web, ssh, ping, nothing). All I can do is hard-restart it via ...
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is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud?

I would like to know how I can get a clone of a machine that we have in our cloud? We are running hyper-v and are using microsoft virtual machine manager console as a client to manage our virtual ...
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vagrant apache not accessible from host

I am runing a virtual box from vagrant and I am trying to access web pages that are served by guest apache server. When I execute wget http://dev.test.com/index.html on guest everything works fine ...
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Not able to access apache on virtual box from host machine

I am not able to access apache installed on the guest machine from the host. Details below. I saw the previous threads and worked on that, but still no luck. So am asking. host: windows xp guest : ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy to Multiple Virtual Machines

I've looked all over for the solution to my problem and cannot find it. Setup: So I have a host machine running virtualbox with multiple web servers. Each VM (webserver) has 2 network adaptors; Nat ...
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Give an external IP to a Virtual Machine

I've a Windows Server 2008 R2 with 8 public IPs assigned (fixed), recently i've installed VirtualBox and create a VirtualMachine with OpenBSD. I would like to give one IP to the VM, but every try ...
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Truncated content with Apache on Vagrant VM

I'm using Vagrant to run a CentOS VM in order to try and achieve local development parity with our live servers. I've symlinked /var/www/html with the /vagrant shared directory and am forwarding port ...
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how to mount extra disk in freebsd

I am trying to mount extra storage on my pfsense installation running in virtualbox. I have added an extra virtual drive and can see it attached when running fdisk /dev/da1. I want to mount it in ...
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vpn set up but client cannot connect to DNS server

I have three machines in the local network: A.Android phone B.PC C.pptpd running to Ubuntu in VirtualBox in the same PC. (with bridged networking) There is router which can see all these 3. I use ...
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Install an Oracle DB in a linux VM

I am trying to set up an Oracle database server (at the moment just for testing purposes) in a virtual machine. The setup I'm using: VirtualBox Network adapter in NAT mode (redirecting ports ...
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systemd to wait for command to complete before restart/shutdown or killing other processes

When I'm initiating "reboot" or "poweroff", systemd is killing all the processes, but I need it to wait for one particular application to finish before stopping other services. Actually, I want ...
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How do I completely remove VirtualBox from Server 2008 R2

I'm having network problems since I installed VirtualBox on a Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bits machine. I tested with iperf and the speed suddenly goes to zero for a couple of seconds once every 1 to 3 ...
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Very fast virtual machine rollback [closed]

Summary: Is there a VM that's optimized for fast in-memory rollback to a previous state? I've tried in vain on StackOverflow and SuperUser — maybe this is the right place to ask this question. :) ...
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Selinux interfering with vboxwebsrv or phpvirtualbox

I have a brand new installation of Fedora 18, with a brand new installation of Virtualbox 4.2. I have spent a painful few hours trying to get phpVirtualBox working. Apache 2.4 and PHP 5.4 are ...
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“vagrant up” fails with “NS_ERROR_CALL_FAILED” error [closed]

I am following the basic "Getting Started" guide: http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/getting-started/index.html I ran vagrant init <etc> followed by vagrant up, but it fails with ...
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Get OS information with WMI from Small Business Server 2011 for Windows 2008 virtual machine

In my organization, the main server is Windows Small Business 2011. It uses a WMI service (I think) to get the Security and Update status of computers on the network. I have a Server 2008 virtual ...
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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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how do I install pdsh on centos 6? [closed]

I'm following a tutorial on how to configure a centos machine to be a node in a hadoop cluster for HortonWorks. I'm doing this on a virtual machine on VirtualBox. Sadly, since I am a linux beginner, ...
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Ubuntu 12, cannot change date and time

whenever I try to set the date from either the command line, or using the Settings window, the new value is always reverted after a few seconds. I have tried many things: e.g. date ...
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Is the system time across different virtual machines synchronized in virtualbox?

I am developing an application which requires intricate testing involving exact time stamps of various events. As an example, lets say we have two hosts: h1 and h2. Now if I run a tcpdump on h1, I ...
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Kernel oops on Linux running in VirtualBox breaks some IO-related functionality on the server

We are having problems with CentOS release 6.3 running in VirtualBox on Windows 7 machines. The symptoms are the following: Everything works as normal for several hours, even days. Then something ...
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Why is OOBE running on every boot of a sysprep`d virtual machine?

In an attempt to minimize the disk space used by a bunch of Windows VMs I'm about to work with, I've tried to create a base image in the hope of using differencing disks. I'm nearly there but OOBE ...
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Ansible/Chef/Puppet to manage personal VMs [closed]

Does it make sense? I know it's useful when we have many servers/virtual machines, but I wanted to use these tools to manage my personal virtual machines. I'm using virtualbox. sometimes I have to ...
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Interface IP address is removed automatically on CentOs running inside VirtualBox

I have CentOS 6.4 on which i am running virtual box. Inside virtualBox i have CentOS based VM which works perfectly fine. The NAT and HostOnly interface have assinged IP Addresses through DHCP and ...
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How to create a redundent webserver using virtual machines

I would like to create a fail-over web server using one physical box and 2 virtual instances. What I am aiming for is the host OS monitors performance of a web server running in a virtual machine (ie ...
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What are the benefits of “enterprise-level” virtualization?

For a company with modest virtualization needs - VirtualBox is currently doing fine at hosting a few light servers - what would some of the benefits be of moving to a more robust platform? I'm ...
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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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Update clock on virtualbox virtual machine with cent os from host

I have a virtual machine, with cent os installed, and everytime I sleep the host computer, the clock of the VM goes out of sync. I would like it to pick up the current time from virtualbox - which I ...