Oracle VM VirtualBox is a desktop vitualisation product for x86, AMD64 and Intel64 processor architectures.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
995 views

Reach LXC container from a virtualbox guest on the same host

Context I develop websites on my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 13.04 64b). Each site runs within a dedicated LXC container¹ on network 10.0.3.x I sometimes need to reach those sites from a virtualbox guest ...
1
vote
1answer
710 views

After resizing a VDI in virtualbox, Windows 7 guest OS does not see additional space [closed]

After increasing the size of a VDI disk file in virtualbox (using VBoxManage), I found that the guest OS (Windows 7) boots fine, but does not find the additional space. I have checked disk manager ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Increase/refresh the size of the FreeBSD's main partition

I am using VirtualBox and have my FreeBSD mounted on a virtual drive, which recently ran out of space (10 GB) so I have increased the Virtual Drive size up to the 15 GB - started my FreeBSD and its ...
-4
votes
1answer
2k views

NAT mode virtual machines shows same IP address [duplicate]

I have two virtual machine running on a virtual box. VM 1 and VM 2 The network is in the NAT mode (default). Both the machines have the same IP address.So I assume that they are in two different ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
3k views

unable to join domain using virtualbox [closed]

I'm in the process of setting up a VM environment for a MS certification exam (70-462). Following the training kit's instructions, I've set up a domain controller (DC) and two members (SQL-A, SQL-B) ...
1
vote
1answer
209 views

Apache on CentOS 5.9 VM serves modified files incorrectly

Edit: this has been almost entirely rewritten as I've narrowed down the issue. I'm using a Vagrant VM to mirror the client's environment as closely as I can. I'm using VirtualBox 4.3 (with Guest ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

Preventing mounting a virtual disk from onto another machine

Is it possible to build virtual machine (VMWare or VirtualBox) in such a way that a disk cannot be mounted or read if mounted to another virtual machine? A solution involving encrypting the volume in ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Username/password for Oracle Linux 5.8 VirtualMachine

I have the Oracle Linux 5 ova (converted to VirtualBox). The documentation I have seen mentions using either root/oracle or oracle/oracle to login. However that is not working. Any ...
-3
votes
2answers
428 views

What is the best way to setup a heartbeat agent for failover between two VMs? [closed]

I have two VMs in VirtualBox that use NAT for their network adapters. They are both getting the same IP address, so I will need to reconfigure that; but knowing that, is it possible to set up a ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How to get CentOS Kernel Source in order to install VirtualBox [closed]

TL;DR: The running kernel version was older than the kernel source that VirtualBox found when trying to install. There is no need to build the source yourself; final resolution was to actually remove ...
1
vote
1answer
254 views

Execute virtualbox in LXC ? /dev/vboxnetctl: No such file or directory

I have Jenkins installed in a LXC container. In one Jenkins job, I want to test my project deployment with vagrant + Virtualbox. So, I try to execute VirtualBox in my LXC container. First ...
1
vote
1answer
541 views

Vagrant support for Type 1 Hypervisor

I need to be able to spin up VMs every now and again so that I can have a space to build the latest iteration from my project's 'dev' branch (using chef), run the configuration scripts, and make sure ...
-2
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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| ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
310 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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: ...
0
votes
2answers
7k views

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. ...
7
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
724 views

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": ...
2
votes
1answer
149 views

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| ...
2
votes
2answers
511 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
566 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
930 views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

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 ...
-3
votes
2answers
3k views

GlusterFS - 'Host not connected' when creating a volume on VBox VMs [closed]

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. ...
-1
votes
1answer
155 views

is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud? [closed]

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

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 ...
-2
votes
2answers
618 views

Not able to access apache on virtual box from host machine [closed]

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 : ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
980 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
790 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
304 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
267 views

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. :) ...
3
votes
1answer
559 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

“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 ...
0
votes
1answer
222 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
970 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? ...
-1
votes
2answers
3k views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
191 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...