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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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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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Please help me to choose the best server for running virtual machine [duplicate]

I would need to setup 10 Virtual Ubuntu servers for my project.I will be using the same server for couple of other purposes in future too like running SVN,JENKINS and couple of other light resource ...
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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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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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How to change the default timeout configuration file for composer

I've been searching all over the internet and I can't seem to find any help as to where my composer's configuration file is saved to. Basically what I'm trying to do is change the ...
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Natively boot Virtualbox Image

I am faced with a Windows hardware/software problem left over from another person. It's on me to resolve. It's a mission critical setup. The situation is: I've got a physical server machine with: ...
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Convert VMware image to Virtualbox image (Guest OS Windows Server 2008)

I am trying to convert several VMware images towards Virtualbox images. I have succesfully been able to convert my Windows Server 2003 image, but I haven't been able to convert any Windows Server 2008 ...
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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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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host [migrated]

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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Cant ping device from inside virtual network [on hold]

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I'm have servers also running on vm's and would like to be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, VB 4.3.12 No USB devices connected [closed]

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 and latest versions of Virtual box and the Extensions. My username is part of the vbox group, I installed dkms The guest is Windows 7 and has been working fine with the ...
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VPS versus Cloud [closed]

Could a cloud enable me to copy/paste a VPS from one physical server to another? I run a few VPS machines and am curious to know if a cloud would benefit me. What would be really cool is if a cloud ...
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Repackaged Vagrant (vbox) box will not allow ssh after subsequent imports

I'm experiencing the following. If I download and run a base box (ubuntu/trusty64), make some modifications like installing packages, then shutdown and repackage the box, on subsequent imports it ...
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How to setup testing environment for local HTTPS website?

I'm developing a web application on a local Ubuntu machine. Some IE8 users have problems with Javascript when the application is loaded over SSL. To debug this issue, I need to reproduce the problem. ...
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How the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time? [migrated]

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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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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How to attach a virtual hard disk using VBoxManage?

What is the best method for setting the virtual hard drive (VDI) of the primary controller for an existing virtual machine? Does the syntax change if the VDI is really a child differencing disk of ...
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Installing linux-headers-2.6.32-042stab085.20 [closed]

I am trying to install virtualbox-4.3 on a VPS hosting which has Ubuntu 12.04 and kernel version : uname -r ==> 2.6.32-042stab085.20 When I try to install it, I get the following error: Trying ...
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Accessing virtual hosts on the host OS from a guest OS in VirtualBox

Through VirtualBox, I need to access the host's (Mac OS X 10.6) virtual hosts through guest OSs (Windows XP and 7). I am able to access the localhost URL and can see the directory structure of the ...
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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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Apache not serving changes to a file updated by gulpjs

I have a CentOS 6.5 VM set up using Apache HTTPD 2.2 as the web server and I'm using GulpJS for my build process. When I update a CSS file the GulpJS build process runs ok and if I look at the file on ...
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How to share internet over VPN and inside a virtual machine (Windows)?

` My final goal is to have a virtual machine at work in which anything that happen inside (tcp, udp, ping, ...) will use the Internet connection of a computer at home. So, if inside this VM should I ...
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VirtualBox Windows 7 guest network driver not installed even after installing guest additions [migrated]

I installed VirtualBox on CentOS 6.0. Installed Windows 7 as a guest OS. Now it doesnt recognize the network card in the guest OS even after I installed guest additions. The network mode is NAT. ...
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Clearing dead Oracle VirtualBox VboxManage export task

I am using Oracle VirtualBox 4 on CentOS 6 to host some virtual machines. When I am doing a command line export: VboxManage export <VM> -o /path/outputfile.ova and there is lack of space on ...
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Access VM from network

For my PHP-development I have VagrantBox running CentOS. This box however is only accesible from my own computer because it only has a NAT-interface and a Host-Only-network. But when I want to test it ...
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Running Zenoss from VirtualBox in OSX - Login Fails

I downloaded the OSX version of Zenoss to trial it. Unpacking the .zip results in virtual hard drive files (.vdmk etc). I spun it up in a VirtualBox machine, and after a bunch of stuff loaded I'm ...
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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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Accessing VirtualBox with libvirt from a guest

I have installed libvirt on OSX, and from outside a virtualbox I can access it using virsh no problem. However, I want to access it from inside a guest, and this is giving me the hopelessly useless ...
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VirtualBox headless caused high CPU load on Mac OS X [migrated]

When I run a CentOS linux VM on VirtualBox in headless mode the CPU continuously spikes up to about 80% for a couple of seconds at a time with a short 1 or 2 second gap and then does it again. Even ...
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How to restore Virtualbox machine from deleted machine's old directory? [closed]

Sorry that I had done a bad work: Move Virtual machine's data directory form C drvive to D drive ,and change Virtualbox's global data directory to D drive too,and delete old machine item from ...
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Cannot connect to xdebug over virtual network - Vagrant Virtualbox

I'm trying to set up a development box using Virtualbox / Vagrant / Puppet with the intention of eventually provisioning all my machines up to production. However this is stopping me going forward at ...
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VirtualBox: Windows7 is host, Ubuntu is guest - how to configure hosts to VirtualBox when networking is 'bridge'?

I am using Ubuntu as guest on VirtualBox on my Windows 7 host machine as web server for my PHP/Ruby projects. I set networking in VirtualBox setting to 'bridge' so now I can access my VirtualBox ...
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Use Ansible to create vagrant box ?

I am new to Ansible and I bit confused if I can better use Vagrant to create VM instances (on EC2 and local virtual boxes) and use Ansible only for provisioning or if I can/should use Ansible to ...
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Restore of Windows 2008 Server into a Oracle Virtualbox

I am trying to restore a Windows 2008 R2 server bare matal backup to a Virtualbox virtual machine for DR purposes. The problem I have is that I can boot from the 2008 R2 CD in order to get into the ...
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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 ...
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pxelinux hanging when booting client machine

I'm kind of new to all of this, so please forgive any vagueness/misunderstandings on my part. I'm using pxelinux and VMs to create CentOS 6.0 machines that have the same install every time. I have a ...
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Why does oracle vbox virtual memory differ when VMs do the same thing and are clones of each other?

I am running a large box with 11 instances of 64-bit Ubuntu 14. MemTotal: 50 Gb CPUs: 8 CPUs are pretty much 100% all day long. Memory is at about 60%. Swap not getting hit. Little bewildered by ...
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vagrant fails to bring up additional adapter for centos vm using virtual box provider

this is in continuation of the question asked here about host only adapter on dhcp I upgraded to vagrant 1.6.3 and the updated Vagrantfile to following setting for multiple adapters # add additional ...
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adding additional network adapter to use host only network with dhcp in vagrant using virtualbox provider

here's what I am trying to achieve adapter 1 runs on usual NAT add an additional adapter using the vboxnet0 host only network I have created in virtual box, this one uses DHCP server the reason I ...
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Reverse lookup SERVFAIL

I just set up a DNS server and a web server using Virtualbox. The IP address of the DNS server is 192.168.56.101 and the web server 192.168.56.102. Here are my configuration files for the DNS server: ...
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What software allows a templated VM to be configured on its first boot?

I've encountered VM templates distributed as an OVF with a feature so that when you boot the VM for the first time you are prompted for configuration options such as hostname, IP address, root ...
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Can ping host Ubuntu 12.04 from guest Windows 7 in VirtualBox, but cannot ping guest from host [closed]

I am running a Windows 7 guest in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 host. I have the vboxnet0 interface for the host only network set up. I can ping the host from the guest Windows 7, but cannot ping the ...
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Xen Bridge Over VirtualBox Bridge

Short version: Will a Xen bridge work over a VirtualBox bridge? If so, how does it work? Long version: I have Debian 6 (Squeeze) 64bit installed as a guest in VirtualBox, which is setup as a bridge ...
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Package a VM built with Vagrant as an OVA appliance

I've created a virtual machine with Vagrant and some provisioning scripts. Now I want to hand out copies of the fully provisioned machine to participants at a workshop. This workshop will be mainly ...
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How to run VBoxManage.exe? [closed]

The file is located in Program Files/Oracle/VirtualBox/VBoxManage.exe and is used as a command-line interface with VirtualBox. I'm using it to convert the .vdi image to a .vdmk (for VMware). ...
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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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Weird socket behavior in VirtualBox (NAT + PAT)?

I have a Linux VM with NAT and PAT configured. Let's say ports 2000 and 2001 are forwarded to the VM. These ports are also configured for external access on a device such as a router using a domain ...
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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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Windows 7 with Direct Access and bridging a connection to a local RHEL VM

My company provided laptop is a Windows 7 machine configured to Microsoft Direct Access on the domain controller so that even remotely it will always be available on the domain without having to ...