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Are MAC addresses simple unique identifiers, or are there rules for categorizing MAC addresses?

Background Context: I've been scratching my head over an issue with my router picking up multiple VMs as a single device. I'm able to reserve ips for the separate MAC addresses, and as far as I'm ...
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Mounting case-sensitive shared folder in VirtualBox

I have an OSX host with a ubuntu VM trying to mount a shared folder. I'm using the options: sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000,gid=100 pg ~/pg-host The folder mounts fine, however it appears that ...
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How to use host internet which is using http_proxy?

I have a virtual machine which is connected to host with NAT and host only network. if my host is using open internet my guest(RHEL 7.1) can easily use host's internet. If my host is configured with ...
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Virtualbox: ERROR: InstallMultipleProtocolInterfaces returned 2

I have a dualboot on my computer with grub in EFI mode. Windows 10 and Debian everything works fine. I try to use my physical linux partition in virtualbox from windows 10. I've followed this ...
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virtualbox network while connect vm to vm [on hold]

I need to setup vpn connection between one virtualbox machine to another virtualbox machine. both virtuval machine connected in different machine For Example : System A Connnect Virualbox machine ...
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VirtualBox: Get Guest UUID from within the Guest computer

Is there any way to get a Guest VM's UUID from within the Guest VM itself? From the Host I can do vboxmanage list vms to get a list of all vm names and their user ids. From the Guest, even with ...
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VirtualBox 5.0.22 : 10.0.2.3 DNS adress does not work in NAT mode [closed]

Here is my configuration: Host OS : Windows 10 64 bits Guest OS : Debian 3.16.0-4-amd64 configured in NAT mode in Network Card 1. Others Network cards are not used. According to the doc i should ...
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Cursor is distorted in virtual machines or RDP sessions

good day. I am having issues with Kubuntu 15.10 and 16.04. They have the same problem, when I access my Windows virtual machine or access a Windows desktop/server via RDP (tried Remmina, KRDC) the ...
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How to create a LUKS encrypted file in a vboxsf mountpoint? [migrated]

I am trying to create a LUKS encrypted file in a VirtualBox image. It works fine unless the encrypted file resides in a VirtualBox shared folder. The error output is: 10+0 records in 10+0 records ...
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Same mac addresses discovered in VM for bridges on host machine

I have two bridges on host machine, named br0 and br1 (having different mac addresses). A VM is connected by bridged networking through br0. Now VM is able to ping br0, which is normal. But it is also ...
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Different memory configuration for Vagrant machine instances

I am using VirtualBox as my vagrant provider. I need to launch a few boxes and the memory allocation will need to vary. Is there a way to specify in a multi-machine config file so that there is a per-...
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VirtualBox: grain table inconsistency

The setup in question is as follows: Windows 7 64bit host running VirtualBox. The guest machine is running Windows XP 32bit. After a power failure on the host box, the guest machine cannot boot and ...
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VBOX_E_FILE_ERROR during vagrant destroy

(Interesting that I got a pop-up message relating to virtualbox being off topic. After reading: In what circumstances should VirtualBox questions be on topic? I decided to post my question here.) ...
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Passthrough whole SATA Controller to Virtualbox [migrated]

I am a bit confused about perfomance virtual drives based physically on SSD. It is no matter - or it's raw mode or virtual image disk mode. All SSDs goodies are nearly gone ((( There are tones of bad ...
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Errors installing VirtualBox 5 on headless CentOS 7 [migrated]

I attempting to install VirtualBox 5.0 on CentOS 7. I have googled for hours trying to resolve this with no luck so I'm asking for help. Here is what I've done. On a clean install of CentOS 7: # cd /...
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Copy files from guest to host the first time with rsync using Vagrant

When doing vagrant up a "shell" provision download some files into the synced folder. Those files should be also copied to the host machine synced folder, so that the project would be available from ...
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Vagrant / VirtualBox DNS 10.0.2.3 not working

I am running a fresh install of Linux Mint Nadia (14). I am following the instructions on Vagrant Getting Started but have gotten stuck on the Provisioning. It seems the Vagrant box cannot connect ...
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Fresh CentOS install with Apache in VirtualBox: Host OS can't access the test page

Context: I just got a job as a sysadmin and my employers are quite aware that I'm new to this scene so they're having someone show me the ropes. Her first task for me was to set up a VM with CentOS. ...
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PuTTY SSH dropouts while connected to Virtual Box hosting Ubuntu 14

I'm currently experiencing consistent SSH "dropouts" when logged into a Virtual Box guest install of Ubuntu 14 (64 bit) via puTTY (version 0.65). I've run other virtual machines using the same ...
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Vagrant not ready for SSH error on VirtualBox and Laravel Homestead

Vagrant Version: 1.6.3 VirtualBox: 4.3.14 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit Hey Guys, I have been on this for a pretty good while now and cannot figure this out. I have my public and private keys setup and ...
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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) config.vm....
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Vagrant Error: Connection timeout. Retrying

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04, Virtualbox 4.3 and Vagrant 1.5.1. I'm trying to use this box http://puppet-vagrant-boxes.puppetlabs.com/centos-64-x64-vbox4210.box however unsucessfully. When I run "...
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Virtualbox VM bridged NIC to host Loopback-NIC serve Internet [migrated]

I have a Virtualbox VM with a NIC in bridge mode to the host machine Loopback Interface... I have in the VM the IP 192.168.0.12/24 I Have in the host machine 192.168.0.11/24 (assigned to Loopback ...
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How to decrease virtual size/capacity of a Virtualbox vdi file

I want turn a physical machine running MS Windows 7 into a VirtualBox virtual machine. This is easy, I have done this before, but this time I needed the virtual size/capacity of the disk to be a fixed ...
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Vagrant set default share permissions

When running a vagrant instance the project folder is mounted on /vagrant automatically. However is mounted with the following permissions # ll -d /vagrant drwx------ 1 vagrant vagrant 612 Jun 13 14:...
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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 ...
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Creating a virtual machine in VirtualBox from a physical one

Is there any way to create a virtual machine that you can use in VirtualBox from a physical installation that you have? For instance, if I have Windows XP installed on a physical computer and want to ...
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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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VirtualBox VM aborted install UbuntuServer 14.04 Assertion Failed

The title is pretty much explicit, I hope. Host machine: Debian Wheezy Guest: Ubuntu Server 14.04 virtualbox installed from host repositories Here's the log file (lines where the error is): 00:15:...
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running setfacl on a vagrant shared directory

Trying to get a Symfony2 project up and running with a vagrant VM. I've seen a zillion articles on this, but getting the cache directory permissioned correctly is proving to be excruciatingly painful. ...
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Convert Virtualbox image to Hyper-V

Is it possible to convert a Virtualbox image to Hyper-V? Preferably without having to startup the virtualbox image.
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Vagrant Scotch Box Change Webroot

Recently I've been experimenting with vagrant and I want to match the development environment as closely as possible with the production environment. I want to change the document root to my home ...
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Access with ssh only password without publickey with virtualbox

I tried to setup the ssh-server without publickey , with openssh-server 6.7p1-5 changed sshd_config RSAAuthentication no PubkeyAuthentication no PasswordAuthentication yes Restart ssh service ...
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unrecognized usb passthrough to windows server 2012 r2 on ubuntu 16.04

I have a ubuntu 16.04 lts on a intel NUC machine. I want to use a TV usb tuner, in Japan, which only works for Windows. So, I'm trying to install a windows server 2012 r2 guest VM on the ubuntu host....
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MySQL on Ubuntu. 10061 error on 3306

A fresh install of Ubuntu inside of a Virtualbox with LAMP option selected. I am unable to connect to the server via telnet on this port or via ODBC from my host machine. I can ping and SSH both ...
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Bluetooth in guest Windows with VirtualBox [closed]

How to grant my guest Windows XP access to the Bluetooth device? My host OS id Ubuntu 9, and Bluetooth works there, but Windows doesn't see it.
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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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Why does benchmarking from a different virtualbox give 1/4 of req/s compared to from localhost?

I am trying to make sense of benchmarking results and how I should loadbalance in a way that makes sense performance wise but the more I try the more I am frustrated. I have set up two Go/Golang ...
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Can't connect to PFSense webconfig (virtual machine)

I've setup a new PFSense VM (version 2.2.2) in virtualbox, it's connected to three network interfaces, vboxnet6 and vboxnet7 (both host-only adapters) and eth0 (bridged). In this case vboxnet6 is ...
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Obtaining an IP from a DHCP server that is reachable through VPN

I have a Windows 2012 Server running on Hyper-V (also on VMWare and VirtualBox)at home. I connect my Windows 10 to my work place using VPN (Forti), is there a way to configure my Windows 2012 server ...
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SSH using Agent Forwarding with Windows Host OS, Vagrant Ubuntu Guest OS, and Keepass/Keeagent

Intent: To be able to deploy to lan-example.com from any dev environment; whether it be directly from the virtual OS, or any single-OS system, or even over the internet using ONE SSH key stored in ...
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Git GUI on Windows not seeing .git folder from Samba share

THE SCENARIO I am using Vagrant,Windows environment and running Ubuntu inside the virtual box for my development work. I have setup an instance of Samba server and I run the I access the virtual ...
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Unable to install DHCP server, not enough disk space

Despite having over 3GB of available space, I am unable to install the DHCP server role. This originally was a 10gb virtual box drive image, but when I ran into space issues extended the drive to ...
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Virtual machine with separate desktop accounts [closed]

On our Centos-6.5 server, I want to install a temporary windows xp guest using virtual machines for windows applications. Thing is, I want to run the virtual machine in background and each windows ...
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VM filesystem in read-only mode

I have a VirtualBox Ubuntu VM with a virtual disk that is mounting as a read-only filesystem. I'm not sure why that is, and my attempts to remount as read/write haven't worked. One of the last things ...
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How to debug “Select and install software” issue with unattended Ubuntu install (14.04)

I am using Packer to build a VirtualBox image for Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Packer script here, which used to work, but then for some reason (and several VirtualBox updates later) started failing. The ...
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Using WDS to image a virtual machine using PXE boot fails, suspect issue is in WDS configuration

I'm trying to convert a site imaging procedure from (install old image, update image, recapture image) to (have image on VM, update, snapshot, sysprep, capture, roll back to the snapshot). The first ...
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Can I virtualize multiple hosts into one virtual system?

I have 5 computer systems in our small office. From my basic understanding of Virtualization technology, I think I can virtualize the 5 systems into one big virtual system. I wish to confirm this. So,...
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Unable to connect remotely to Vsftpd server set up on CentOS VirtualBox

I have set up a Vsftp server using the following instructions provided Here and even went as far as following the commentary at the bottom. But I am unable to connect remotely. When I attempt to use ...
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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 "...