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VirtualBox VT-x virtualization already in use

My host OS: Mac OSX 10.8.2 (just upgraded from 10.8.1) Virtualbox: 4.2.0 rc80737 Vagrant: 1.0.4 I just upgraded my OS with the latest OSX upgrade/patch. Now, I'm unable to use my VMs: ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various virtual machine image formats? [closed]

Xen and Virtualbox etc both support a range of different virtual machine image formats. These are: vmdk, vdi, qcow & qcow2, hdd & vhd. Without any bias toward a particular product, I'm ...
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How to speed up the Kubuntu installed on virtualbox running on Windows 7?

I've Windows 32 bit OS with 4GB RAM and installed Linux Kubuntu on virtualbox on it. The entire memory has been split up between the two. Both Windows and Linux running on 2GB RAM simultaneously which ...
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IPtables and Remote Desktop with Proxy

So I setup a windows 2008 web server R2 on VirtualBox. Currently using Bridged Network. I can remote desktop to the machine hosting the VM (10.0.0.183) but cannot remote desktop to the VM itself ...
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Ubuntu server nginx forbidden issue

I cannot resolve this problem for days. I've installed nginx on the latest ubuntu server on virtualbox. I have a shared virtualbox folder which contains the web root. The owner of web root is root ...
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VirtualBox Opensuse cloned version doesn't work

I'm using VirtualBox 4.1.22 and have a Opensuse 12.1 VM. When I clone it without any changing (even not MAC address), the cloned version doens't work propperly. It boot for a long time and give ...
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Is it safe to change the time on hosting VM server?

So, I noticed there's about a 10 minute drift on my VM hosting server from what time it's supposed to be. In traditional environments, I would just restart the system (and change the BIOS time if ...
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Loss of connection to guest webserver when Host is VPN'ed

I have a redmine server set up on an Ubuntu 12 VM in virtualBox. My host machine in windows 7 64bit. I can access the redmine server from the host by putting the guest's ip address in my web ...
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VBoxManage: write to filesystem

How can I write a file to a running virtual os? I'd like to write to the hosts file of the guest OS in order to set some aliases, is this possible? Thanks
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Broadcasts from guest machine not reached host machine

I have an application that sends UDP broadcasts to some port, for example 11000 (BROADCAST_APP) and another application that listens the 11000 UDP port(LISTENER_APP). The apps works well on the ...
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Virtualbox VM (spawned by Vagrant) running, but inaccessible. What now?

I have a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu that was started by Vagrant, on an OSX host. At some point, my ssh session to the guest stopped responding. I tried vagrant halt from a terminal window on the ...
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How can I reduce VM size in Virtual Box? [closed]

I had a common question here, I using Virtual Box to create virtual machine, the situation is I need to reduce the VM size, as it grow when there is data moved into the VM, and after the data has been ...
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Simple active directory permissions issue

I've created a Domain Controller and 3 additional machines (SQL-A, SQL-B, SQL-CORE). All are on Windows Server2008R2 as VMs running on virtualbox. I have successfully joined the 3 machines to the ...
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How to make a DHCP server on virtual machine serves other virtual machines(on different physical machines)?

I'm building a virtual cluster with VirtualBox and Opensuse. I have 10 physical machines and need several vms on each. The virtual machines are supposed to be in a "private" network, but still have ...
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rsync over ssh is not working anymore, while ssh itself is working fine (Write failed: broken pipe)

This issue started happening after i changed router. This is the scenario: Windows7 Host Ubuntu 10.04 Guest (VirtualBox) Ubuntu 10.04 remote server What i used to do is run a very basic rsync ...
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Joining a domain with several windows server 2008 instances running on virtual box

I'm trying to teach myself Active Directory using the self-paced training kit 70-640 unfortunately my networking and System Administration skills are quite poor and I'm having trouble with Chapter 1 / ...
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Making application listen to port

I am running an Ubuntu guest machine through my Windows 7 host machine (with Virtualbox), and on the Ubuntu system running an application that uses port 6969. Through configuring the Virtualbox port ...
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bridged network problems running VirtualBox appliance inside VMware server

One of our hardware vendors supplied us with a virtual appliance that they said needed to run inside VirtualBox. That's non-negotiable - as it's designed to run as an appliance, they need some way of ...
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Unreachable Hosts in Windows NLB on VirtualBox [closed]

Setup Cluster : Two Windows Server 2008 R2 nodes. Each running as a VM inside of VirtualBox. Each Node has NLB enabled and a cluster configured. The cluster is configured to use IGMP Multicast. ...
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Rsync delta copy not working for virtual disk

I have tried rsync for copying VMs to remote host but the deltacopy does not seem to work. I am using Virtualbox on CentOS 6.2. My VM has 1 snapshot so I just copy the snapshot file instead of the ...
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YUM Server Configuration Error on VirtualBox

I am using two SL6.0 virtual machines on VirtualBox. I want to create a YUM environment. YUM server has been successfully created and the YUM client has also been configured correctly. But when I ...
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virtualbox view guest port 80 on host port 80

So i'm trying to forward the guest port 80 to my host port 80 so that I can view the apache running on my guest in my host's browser. If I set the following: (8080/80), I can view localhost:8080 and ...
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VirtualBox: undefined symbol: XDamageAdd

I'm trying to start VirtualBox 4.1.16 (x86-64) GUI on SuSE 11 64-bit host, but getting the following error: VirtualBox: supR3HardenedMainGetTrustedMain: dlopen("/opt/VirtualBox/VirtualBox.so",) ...
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Virtualbox, private network and access from host machine

I want to create a private network between my virtualboxes (say 10.0.0.2, 10.0.0.3, 10.0.0.4, etc.) but I want them to be accessible from the host machine (local IP 192.168.1.10) and also have access ...
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Make virtualBox webserver public

I'm new to virtualBox so please bear with me. I have a win 7 Ultimate N host (my physical machine) I have a virtual machine with win 2008 server running sharepoint which I want to access from public ...
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Vagrant ifup eth1 failing (duplicate interface)

I am trying to build a vagrant box from a VirtualBox machine. When I give vagrant up, I get an error saying The following SSH command responded with a non-zero exit status. Vagrant assumes that this ...
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Reducing VirtualBox VDI logical size

I was going to increase one of my VDI to 80 GB with the command: VBoxManage modifyhd MY_DISK.vdi --resize 819200 Yes, a wrong additional zero was gone there. Of course, as an idiot I hadn't a ...
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chmod not working on vbox shared folder

The folder /var/www was mounted during init, using: mount -t vboxsf cuckoo_shared /var/www/ -o uid=1000,gid=1000,rw,dmode=755 Now, all the files belong to my user jdrummond as default. And also have ...
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VirtualBox failure building guest additions module

Having trouble installing GuestAdditions in VirtualBox / Vagrant running under Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). I haven't worked with VB/Vagrant before nor much with Linux so looking for a little ...
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ia32-libs : Depends: ia32-libs-i386 but it is not installable

I am trying to install ia32-libs (a dependency to build the VirtualBox sources) on my Debian x86_64 box, however it's giving me the error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ia32-libs : ...
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Is it possible to run PHP files that are outside of Virtualbox instance?

I use Vagrant and Puppet to recreate my live VPS and I'd like to test my PHP files locally against that. I have osx so during development I use the apache server there, but I'd like to use the same ...
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Vagrant (Virtualbox) host-only multiple node networking issue

I'm trying to use a multi-VM vagrant environment as a testbed for deploying OpenStack, and I've run into a networking problem with trying to communicate from one VM, to a VM-inside-of-a-VM. I have ...
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Apache on virtualbox with docroot on shared folder creates folders with different owner

I have Mac OS 10.8 as host system and CentOS 6 as guest system with Virtual Box 4.1.18 I create shared folder and successfully mount it to guest system. Line in /etc/fstab php /var/www/centos.dev ...
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virtualbox bridged adaptor works only guest->host but not host->guest

I have virtualbox 4.1 on a ubuntu 12.04 host. On my host I have a virtual interface eth0:1 configurend as 10.0.1.1. I have a few virtual machines using bridged adapters, configured in the 10.0.1.0 net ...
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SSH between two Virtualbox guests

On my laptop I'm running two Ubuntu servers as guests on virtualbox. They are connected via a host-only adapter that has an IP address of '192.168.56.1', with the two guest severs having IP addresses ...
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Windows XP (in VirtualBox) map alias to host server

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 system running VirtualBox. I installed Windows XP as a VM and it is working perfectly. I configured file sharing which works fine. I can also type the IP of my host machine into ...
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Virtualbox: How to merge current state (snapshot) with disk image

We have a virtual server named Jira running under VirtualBox 4.0 (host is Debian Squeeze). At some point in time a VM failed to boot, so we had to boot from GRML rescue iso. Before doing that we have ...
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Vagrant/VirtualBox can't resolve some domains from w/in VM

Just trying out VirtualBox & Vagrant and my initial lucid64 VM can't resolve us.archive.ubuntu.com but can resolve security.ubuntu.com, google.com and www.apple.com (but not apple.com w/out the ...
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Steps to use juju to orchestrate a devStack fresh VM setup?

Using this devStack guide : Running a Cloud in a VM to test OpenStack. What would be the steps to get the correct juju configuration from a fresh devStack setup? EDIT : Found out the first ...
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What is the correct network configuration for a devStack VM (virtualbox)?

Usually when I setup a new Ubuntu VM, i keep the eth0 in NAT mode to get the internet & I add a eth1 interface in HostOnly mode so that I can ssh. But using this devStack guide : Running a Cloud ...
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Network adapter error in Windows Server 2012 Installed on Virtual Box

I installed Windows Server 2012 yesterday in VirtualBox, now the 2012 VM shows the network adapter as not found. I updated my virtual box to latest version and installed guest additionals still ...
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ubuntu - You don't have permission to access / on this server

I installed ubuntu server 12.04 and used windows 7 folder as shared folder using guestadditions. I can see the folder as sf__projects, so i symlinked it to var/www/_projects But the issue is all ...
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Configure trickle to add guestOS

I want to configure Trickle to prioritize my bandwidth with an installed app on ubuntu, I understand the basic config: [ssh] Priority = 1 Time-Smoothing = 0.1 Length-Smoothing = 1 [www] Priority = 2 ...
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I have 8GB Memory, swapness set to 40%, why the swap space is full and can't run VirtualBox?

I am using ArchLinux 64-bit, 8GB Memory. My harddisk sometimes go crazy read/write and freezing other apps. I found that I can't run Virtualbox and the Virtualbox pops up an error says Memory ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox with bridged network cannot access the gateway or internet

I have set up a version of Ubuntu 12.04 under VirtualBox (version 4.1.18) using NAT and everything works fine (using DHCP of course). I am running OS X Lion 10.7.4. However, as soon as I switch the ...
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virtualbox port forwarding - firewall config

i have a ubuntu host system with virtualbox running a windows server. In Virtualbox i have configured the network with a NAT interface and port forwarding for the RDP deamon running inside the vm. ...
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Running 64bit guest on top of 32 host (Windows/Linux)

Is it possible to run 64-bit guest OS (linux/BSD), using VirtualBox on 64-bit capable CPU, but when host OS is 32bit? (Host may be linux or windows.) Will 64bit guest run at full speed or it will be ...
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Recovering a VHD after resizing it using VBoxManage

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.18 and had a virtual machine running Windows 8 RC with a single VHD, which was initially sized at 25GB (too small!). After installing the OS and some applications I ran out ...
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Virtualbox NAT 22 to 22 fail (HOST port 22 has no program listening)

I am using virtualbox 4.1.16 on a Ubuntu 12.04 x64 vm host and all NAT is working properly, like HOST 2222 -> Client 22 But I have changed my HOST sshd to listen on port 81 and restarted, so host ...
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guest os ubuntu 10.04 server installed on host os centos 5.7 using virtualbox network issue

I have created ubuntu vm on centos 5.7 server using virtualbox. There is not any issue of connecting remote desktop. But my problem is I cant figure out how to setup connection between host and guest ...