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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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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 ...
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Unable to import Virtuabox VM onto Headless Server

I have a Virtual Image on my Windows Machine. I want to transfer it to my Headless Debian Server. I've installed VirtualBox on the Debian machine. On the windows machine ive exported the file as a ...
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Apache serves garbage content

I've set up an apache2 (Apache/2.2.16) on a VirtualBox (4.2.6) driven Debian (6.0.6) running on a Mac OS 10.7 host system. I mount a shared folder by fstab with the following configuration: ...
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Using Virtualbox Guest OS to Access a Server Running on the Host Machine [closed]

I run a web server locally on my Mac. I use Virtualbox to run various Windows guest OSes thanks to http://www.modern.ie/virtualization-tools The server on my host machine is running WordPress in a ...
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“failed to load session “Ubuntu”" on virtualbox ubuntu guest

I have a corrupt guest install of ubuntu 12.04 running on virtualbox 4.2.6. I cannot boot to graphical mode . I get an error “failed to load session “Ubuntu”" How can I remove information ...
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How to return a package to its original state

I'm running a CentOS 6 server with VirtualBox 4.2 Headless. Lately my virtualbox installation hasn't been running correctly. The problem is that, whenever I try to do something I get this error: ...
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Assign multiple IP addresses in NAT mode to the same VM

I'm aware that VirtualBox assigns the same IP to different VMs (by default 10.0.2.15), however I have a case where I have a VM with a single vNIC, and a Linux namespace inside the VM attempts to get ...
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Server Virtualization - Power on demand

I have a cluster of (virtual) development servers set up using virtual box. Each of these servers is for an independent product and their use tends to be focused on a few of them at any given time. ...
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Ubuntu - VirtualBox instllation issues [closed]

I'm new to linux. I'm trying to install VirtualBox in my Ubuntu 12.04 but while installing from terminal the installation stopped with the below error. http://pastebin.com/6d3Ux9qG So I tried to ...
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Migrate guest from KVM to VirtualBox

I'm migrating some machines from KVM to VirtualBox for a transitional period while we build our new virtualization environment. The problem now, the disks are located on a LVM partition, and I have ...
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Virtual box linux routing

Sorry for the basic question but I cant figure this one out. I want to set up a small network of linux servers for testing purposes. So I have a host server running virtual box with the following ...
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How to allow clients from virtual network connect to ubuntu web-server hosted on VirtualBox?

I have a web-app running on VirtualBox Ubuntu VM. And also I have a virtual network with users which I want to let use this web-app. Software for virtual network called 'Remobo'. In VM network ...
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Port forwarding to expose home web server [closed]

I would like to setup a personal home server, I bought a mac mini and I installed Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox machine using bridge adapter. All is fine, I can type the ip of the VM in any browser of ...
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CentOS VirtualBox guest only serves Apache test page to Windows 7 host

The title sums up the situation and here are the specifics: website on the guest box is configured correctly in Apache and responds fine in browser on that machine guest box is set to use bridged ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server on a Virtual Box

If I install Ubuntu Server Version on a Oracle Virtual Box in Windows XP will I be able to access the ubuntu server from outside the windows xp using a SSH tool like putty and Win-Scp.
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Prevent setuid from dropping setcap user privileges (VirtualBox)

I'm trying to run a web server from a headless, NAT'd VirtualBox guest. VirtualBox needs to bind to port 80, but the only way to do so is by running VirtualBox as root. To get around this, I tried ...
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Debian error: ifup: couldn't read interfaces file “/etc/network/interfaces”

Since today Debian gives an error: ifup: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces" If I look up the interfaces file I see the following: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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How to configure Virtual Box to handle multiple wireless network connections simultaneously

For testing purposes, I would like to set-up multiple (say 3-5 to begin with) virtual machines, be able to run them all at the same time, and have each access a unique wireless connection. The ...
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Why can't SVN checkout into a virtualbox shared folder?

I am trying to checkout into the virtualbox shared folder with svn 1.7 in ubuntu 12.04 running as a guest on a windows 7 host. I had read that this error was a 1.6 problem, and updated - but am still ...
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Virtual IPv6 Network between VirtualBox VMs

I'm trying to create a virtual IPv6 network as a test environment. I have 5 VirtualBox VMs (Ubuntu Server) with network adapters using host-only networking. You can imagine them being connected in ...
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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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allowing 2 VM's to communicate RED HAT 64 bit [closed]

My physical PC is running 2 VMs on virtualbox. Both of the VM's are linux 64 bit. I am going through this tutorial: ...
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how do i get the IP of my VM? [closed]

I did a partial clone of my VM. It is red hat 64 bit. How do I get the external IP of the new instance of the VM?
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Should I change the hostnames?? Scientific Linux VirtualBoxes? [closed]

Should I change the hostnames?? Scientific Linux VirtualBoxes?. I have a number of Scientific Linux VirtualBoxes all running on my computer.. Some of them are Scientific Linux some are CentOS... The ...
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My client's solution of a Windows SBS 2011 VM on an Ubuntu host and VirtualBox is pinning the host CPU

Here's my situation, I've got a client hosting two servers (one VM), with the host providing VMware Zimbra, the other Windows Small Business Server 2011. Unfortunately, the person before me had ...
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VirtualBox and CentOS 6, cannot connect to httpd after reboot

VirtualBox and CentOS 6, cannot connect to httpd after reboot from host. if I do a iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT then it works but everytime I reboot I have to log in as ...
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VirtualBox - multiple guests, each with a single bridged adapter?

I am running a dedicated server (located at Hetzner, Germany) that runs VirtualBox in order to virtualize several services accross multiple virtual guests. Those guests are supposed to communicate ...
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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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Vagrant / virtualbox DNS 10.0.2.3 not working

This is a follow on to my previous question Vagrant Getting Started gives getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution. I am running a fresh install of Linux Mint Nadia (14). I am following the ...
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Why would an ext3 filsystem be rolled back on a Debian VM running in VirtualBox after loss of power to the host

A Debian Virtual machine runs as a Guest VirtualBox VM. It's filesystem is EXT3. The host system loses power and after booting up the host system and guest VM, I find that the VM's filesystem has been ...
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How to get virtual box performance details?

I have Virtualbox in which I installed Ubuntu server 12.4. Now I am doing load testing on this virtual machine by sending number of requests. Now I want to get performance details of that virtual ...
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backup an existing linux server to a virtualbox virtual machine

I have some servers and VPSs to many companies across the world. I want to back them up locally. I have some backup solutions enabled to remote hosts, but I want to have a local backup on a computer ...
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How to prevent nginx from locking files on mounted samba partition in Centos 6

I'm using nginx 1.3.8 inside a centos 6.3 virtualbox 4.2.4 virtual machine. The system is running the latest software available via yum update. The host OS is windows 7. The site files nginx is ...
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Qemu on Mac instead of VirtualBox [closed]

Assuming I only want to use Linux as guest, are there any advantage in using Qemu instead of VB or other commercial solutions such as VM Fusion? I want to easy to ro tun Linux on my Mac without too ...
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can't register a soft phone to asterisk11

I have a VM (on oracle vbox) running Fedora17. I've installed asterisk 11 on it from sources. I've followed the wiki for installation (https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Creating+SIP+Accounts) ...
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VirtualBox guest responds to ping but all ports closed in nmap

I want to setup a test database on a vm for development purposes but I cannot connect to the server via the network. I've got Ubuntu 12.04vm installed on 12.04 host in Virtualbox 4.2.4 set to - ...
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VMware Fusion Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server - Soft Lockup CPU Stuck

I have a strange Stuck Problem with VMware Fusion and Ubuntu 12.04 as Guest System. On High Loaded process the System stucks with "Soft Lockup CPU Stuck" and i have to reboot the VM...the Same System ...