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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 ...
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Configure VirtualBox webserver to see visitors IP address

I finally managed to move my server to VirtualBox virtual machine. VM is running in NAT mode. I have forwarded necessary ports, including the port 80 which I first fowarded with iptables to port ...
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How to configure network for Windows server running in Virtualbox

I have dedicated server (OVH) running Debian 6.0. As it is pretty powerful machine and it's not fully utilized, I want to try and run Windows server on it using Virtualbox. I've already installed ...
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No HTTP connectivity in vbox guests with bridged network

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server x86. Network connectivity is on eth2 for the host server (the 10ge card). I installed VirtualBox 4.2 using the downloadable deb package from VirtualBox's website. ...
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Installing virtualbox on linode

I've followed the VirtualBox installation guide found here and have switched my Linode kernel to use 2.6.32-47-generic-pae using this guide, but I still keep getting the following error when I run ...
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Quickest way to merge snapshots in VirtualBox

I have vdi with quite a number of snapshots taken from it - say, 50 or 70 snapshots. I want to have one plain vdi with a current state. These snapshots take way too much disk space and are not needed ...
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Unable to connect to Internet in OEL5 guest even though I can ping machine from host machine

I have Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 as Guest on VirtualBox running on Windows 7 host using Bridged Network. I have being trying to configure a static IP on OEL5 VM Guest at work, as previously the VMs ...
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Create Virtual Disk from existing hard drive

I have about 20 years of old hard drives from my company. How can I (easily?) create a virtual disk from each of them that can then be opened in VirtualBox? I'd like to copy the images to virtual ...
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Used vgextend/lvextend to add addtional 8GB space but it is not reflected in df output

I have created an instance of ubuntu VM in VirtualBox. At the beginning I have only allocated 7GB for the storage and the VM has now run out of space. First I added another 8GB (/dev/sdb) to the VM ...
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Setting up CentOS/RHEL virtual on VirtualBox

I have a physical server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga). I would like to create a virtual machine (using VirtualBox) with a binary-compatible version of CentOS server as ...
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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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How to access multiple IP-s of host from virtualbox guest windows

I have a linux host with virtualhosts on 127.0.0.1 and 127.0.0.2 and 127.0.0.3 (the reason is that I need multiple domains with https) and I would like to access them from virtualbox in a windows ...
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How to SSH apache user from a remote guest server on VirtualBox with host-only network?

I have two CentOS virtual machines on VirtualBox . one of them let's say CentOS-1 holds my Web application code . second is CentOS2 . I have two network connections between these two servers : ...
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how to stop eth0 bridged connection via eth1 host only connection in a virtual machines?

I have to simulate unplugged network cable for testing issue to all applications we are developing in my company . I have about 6 virtual machines Cent-OS on a virtual box . from a php web page , I ...
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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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Full-featured web server (cPanel, Softaculous) running under VMware for multiple projects? [closed]

I love working on WordPress installations locally, mainly because of the speed. No lag, no overworked web hosts. Super-snappy, instant response. I found quite a few ready-to-use solutions in the ...
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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) ...
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converting a Virtualbox to Xenserver

How can I use my virtualbox image in a Xenserver 6 or above? I mean is there a way to import the image to Xenserver? Secondly is there anyway we can import vmware image to Xenserver without using ...
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keepalived config is not working correctly with virtualbox vms

my keepalived configuration is not working correctly. I have two virtual testing machines (virtualbox) to try some things out with keepalived/vrrp. Bot can ping each other flawlessly (internal ...
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Issue installing kernel-devel on CentOS

So I am trying to install Guest Additions in my VirtualBox Vm which is running CentOS. I am getting this error though: The headers for the current running kernel were not found. If the following ...
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Can I bridge between two different networks?

I have a VirtualBox VM which has: eth0: 10.0.2.15/24 default-gateway: 10.0.2.2/24 Within that VM I have 2 LXC containers (i.e. two other virtual machines) VM1 - eth0: 10.50.50.50/16 (connects to ...
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VirtualBox bridged adapter can ping but can't curl

There is a delicate server running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2. There are 4 useable IPs for this server: A, B, C, D. The server itself takes A. The server is now running two VirtualBox guests, both with ...
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VirtualBox ubuntu guest can ping out and access other IPs on bridged network but cannot be pinged or remotely accessed

Aim: To be able to access RStudio Server page from other internal PCs (all windows) I barely know linux and everything I've done so far has been due to walkthroughs and the helpful responses to ...
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Unable to ping VirtualBox guest with Bridged Networking

I'm running VirtualBox 4.2 on Windows Server 2003 and I am trying to ping the IP address of the guest virtual machine from the Windows host (ICMP is not being blocked). The guest is 192.168.0.1 and ...
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Virtualbox: Bridging Guest VPN within a Bridged Connection

I've been trying to figure this out for a few days. Perhaps the biggest problem with figuring out the answer is that there are no unique keywords that I can think of to explain the issue. I have ...
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VirtualBox on Win 7 Bridge Connection [closed]

I run a Win 7 host system with VirtualBox 4.2.10 installed. On VB, there is a CentOS 6.3 with an Apache. Now, from my VirtualBox I want to access the internet to use yum, wget aso. and from my host I ...
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Nested virtualization(VirtualBox, HyperV) - crashing during Win 7 32-bit install

We have a co-located HyperV server that hosts several Windows Server 64-bit 2008 R2 guests. One of these guests is our Continuous Integration (CI) build server. I have a legacy piece of software ...
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Using iptables on the host for Virtualbox instances

I have a server running several Virtualbox instances let's call them v1 to vn How can I configure these instances in such a way that I can selectively filter traffic for them: e.g v1 can access ...
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Access to MySQL server via VirtualBox

I am trying to get MySQL server (which is inside VM) to respond to client (which is on the host machine). All methods return same: Host '10.0.2.2' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server I ...
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What is the best Linux version to run on virtual box? [closed]

I just started learning Linux administration and i need to practice lessons i learnt on a Linux machine. I have a Windows PC and therefore i thought of running Linux on Virtual Box. Anyone who has ...
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Bridge networking static IP's to virtualbox VM's

Ok, so I have a dedicated server with the static primary IP address 89.200.xx.xx, it's running 3 VM's in virtualbox (all Centos 6 as is the server) and I have 3 other IP's that I want to assign to the ...
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Promiscuous & Wifi with virtual box

At the beginning, a problem with virtual box. I'm running vb on a Windows 8 x64 pro pc with only a wifi connection to my router. I create a new virtual machine configured in bridged mode for ...
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What does access from VirtualBox to the host depend on? [closed]

I (unfortunately) have a Windows XP instance running in VirtualBox on my Mac, which is running a dev server (Node.js connect). I'm successfully able to access the dev server from the VM's browser ...
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How do I change ownership/permissions of a mounted virtualbox shared folder in Debian?

I'm trying to mount a shared folder and use it as the mysql datadir. Having succesfully mounted and setup my datadir config, mysqld fails because it lacks the appropriate permissions I have it ...
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How to mount an NFS share in a VM guest?

We have a machine with Win7-x64 installed. On this machine, with VirtualBox, we're running a guest Fedora-x64. We've defined an NFS share on this Fedora instance. Here is the entry in /etc/exports: ...
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virtualbox to qemu but results in no bootable device qemu

I use vagrant to create my development vm. I exported the vmdk to vdi, and then convert the vdi to img. cd virtualbox_dir/test_vm VBoxManage clonehd test_vm.vmdk raw.vdi 0% ..... 100% qemu-img ...
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VirtualBox | Allow guest host access internet and main host access guest host web server via HTTP

As I describe in the title of this question, I like to allow my guest computer access the internet, and allow my host computer access via HTTP the guest computer. In depth, I have a Windows 7 OS ...
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VirtualBox Bridged Network to Debian Fails to connect [closed]

I am running Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager v4.2.0 r80737 on Microsoft Windows 7 and aiming to set up a bridged network to my Debian Linux 6.0 Virtual Machine to be able to connect to it via Local ...
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Writing directly to a VirtualBox disk

I have a need to write to a VirtualBox guest's harddrive after a snapshot is taken (I cannot modify the original backing file (VDI, dd, whatever). I was hoping there was some way in VBox to modify ...
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FreeBSD, VirtIO, and Virtualbox

I have no experience with VirtIO drivers, and am trying to figure out if it's possible to use them on this server. The server is a FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE host and ZFS file system, with a Virtual ...
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Connect VMs on different hosts

Assuming I have two host machines in the same LAN running ubuntu, and on each one I set up two guest virtual machines also running ubuntu. The virtualization software, in this particular case is ...
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How do I disable swap for VirtualBox in Linux? [duplicate]

Please correct me if I am wrong. I assume VirtualBox, like any other application, is swapped to disk if it uses too much memory. Is there any way to force the system to always keep all the VirtualBox ...
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Migrating network from VMware to Virtualbox [closed]

I need to get the following scheme: my computer should be in the 2 networks: in the a real one network (for internet, it can be wifi or lan or something other) and the second virtual network (where ...
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VirtualBox VBoxManage: How can I see the current configuration?

VBoxManage provides some additional configuration possibilities for VirtualBox, for instance activating of symlinks in shared folders (is still not working for me...): ...
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VirtualBox: issue with symlinks in shared folders

Some time ago there was a thread to exact the same problem: Can't create symlinks in virtualbox shared folders. Now it's closed (why?). So I start a new one, because I've got this issue now and cannot ...