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Clone a VirtualBox VDI to make a second DRBD node

A primary node has been built up in a VirtualBox (guest RHEL 6 + DRBD). In order to get a second node with the same configuration, a VirtualBox cloning operation seems ideal easiness declare the ...
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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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Switching a VirtualBox Ubuntu Server VM from UEFI to BIOS [migrated]

I have a virtual machine running in VirtualBox of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS x64. When I initially set it up, I configured the VM to use EFI instead of BIOS. But, it turns out VirtualBox's ...
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Weird network problems with Vagrant, VirtualBox, Ansible and Ubuntu Server box

We are using Vagrant and Ansible to provision VirtualBox machine. It was working great, but recently we've started to encounter some weird network problems with tasks that require access to the ...
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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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Start VirtualBox in another user on Windows 7

My development computer is running Windows 7 with 16gig of RAM. I run Linux Ubuntu with Apache in the VM for web design testing purposes. To reduce clutter in my default user account in Windows 7 I ...
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Transfer image from VirtualBox as system to NUC DN2820FYKH [closed]

I created a system in VirtualBox, which could be easilly exported as a disk image. I would like to transfer that disk image to Intel NUC. Is it possible to do it over the network, eg. via PXE?
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Connections from virtual host to internet OK, but to rest of LAN, broken [migrated]

In a notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 I have installed VirtualBox and created a virtual server with Windows 7. The PC is connected to a 192.168.x.y LAN. The virtual server is in a host-only network with ...
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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 ...
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install Gluster inside a VM, or set up a VM on top of Gluster?

I'm setting up a high-availability shared-nothing geographically-distributed web server, using multiple A-records for its domain. Right now I'm more concerned with high availability -- "When I unplug ...
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Disable caching when serving static files with Nginx (for development)

We are using Nginx to serve static files on a development platform. As it is a development platform, we'd like to disable caching so that each change is propagated to the server. The configuration of ...
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Making a VDI image bootable for VirtualBox [migrated]

I created a disk image of a Ubuntu (12.04) system by using dd if=/dev/sda of=xxx.img The VDI image was created by using vboxmanage clonehd xxx.img xxx.vdi --format VDI When I create a new VM in ...
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Can't reach Ubuntu guest vm from Windows host using VirtualBox Host-only interface [migrated]

I used to have this working, but had to reinstall VirtualBox this morning. I have Windows PC with VirtualBox installed. I have an Ubuntu VM. I am unable to access services on the Ubuntu VM from the ...
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Dreaded Failed to create the VirtualBox object error [migrated]

My VirtualBox has gone loco. It crashed so badly, the entire machine (Ubuntu Linux host) crashed and required a reboot. Upon reboot, everything except for VirtualBox appears to run fine. Attempting to ...
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assigning static IP when using bridge adapter

We have a physical server( with static IP address eg: 43.xx.144.102) that is hosting a virtual server created using virtualbox, and is configured with bridge adapter. The virtual server is ...
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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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Access my own Virtualbox' services? [migrated]

Basic newbie question and I did search a bit. I have Windows 7, installed Virtualbox, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in it. It runs fine and I can sudo apt-get just fine. What I want it for is its LAMP ...
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Existing Win7 machine: Install Ubuntu and convert existing Win7 to VirtualBox VM [migrated]

I have a dev laptop with Windows 7 installed. I want to switch this to Ubuntu and convert the existing Win7 physical installation to use in VirtualBox running under the newly installed Ubuntu. I ...
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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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can't reach domain controller when internet interface is enabled [migrated]

What I want: -Windows Server 2008 R2 guest acting as Domain Controller, internet access optional -Windows 7 guest joined to the domain, with internet access. My setup is this: Server network adapter ...
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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 ...
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Chef-solo: how can I install a package mailutils in ubuntu?

I want to install the command line mail in my ubuntu box in Virtual box. The command line will be sudo apt-get install mailutils. What is the best to achieve the same via chef-solo? I don't think ...
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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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hostname lookup failure

I installed CentOS 6.4 Minimal Install on Virtual Box. Now I have reinstalled Virtual Box, and whenever I reactivate the guest OS and assign the VHD on Virtual BOX, I get : continuously. I have ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 in VirtualBox: disk performance drops with more than 1 CPU [migrated]

I'm running VirtualBox 4.3.18 on OSX 10.9.5 . I install Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit and performed this basic disk write test: dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=1024 count=5000000 The result with 14.04 / ...
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How do I make host OS's (OSX 10.10) bluetooth available to guest OS (Ubuntu 14) on virtualbox? [migrated]

I know one way is to use a dongle. I do have a bluetooth 4 dongle. I used it with my older mac and it worked just fine. I could connect it, make it available for my vitualbox. But now I have a new ...
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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, slow upload speed using nat

Im running Virtualbox on a Ubuntu 12.04 server (host) and I'm running a Windows 7 as guest os. Im using the (virtual) Intel PRO/1000 MT network card. I get good network performance for download ...
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fully automated install of virtualbox tools in windows 7

I'm making an unattended install of windows. Part of it is installing virtualbox guest additions, which is run by the installer due to the following entry in Autounattend.xml: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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BridgedAdapter of VirtualBox on Red Hat 7 stopped working [migrated]

I have a VirtualBox VM (running Red Hat 7) on my Red Hat 7, using a Bridged Adapter for its networking. It stopped working yesterday; the NetworkManager on the VM was unable to obtain a DHCP lease for ...
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Vagrant private IP not found after network change

I've got a simple Vagrant Ubuntu virtual machine setup using Virtual Box, running on a Mac. I'm using private networking, configured with a static private IP like so: Vagrant.configure("2") do ...
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How to create a chained differencing disk of another differencing disk in Virtual Box?

How to create a differencing disk (a chained one) from a disk that is already a differencing image? I would like to have: W2008 (base immutable) -> W2008+SQL2008 (differencing, with SQL ...
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VirtualBox: How to set up networking so both host and guest can access internet and talk to each other

I was wondering if someone could give me a simple guide on how to set up virtual networking in VirtualBox (4.0.2) so that the following scenarios work: Both Host and Guest can access Internet Host ...
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Network error when running multiple Virtual Boxes

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 physical desktop that's running some Virtual Box instances (also Ubuntu) through Vagrant. The Virtual Box instances are configured to use static ip and with "natdnshostresolver1" ...
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How to expand memory on a virtual machine? [closed]

So I know that this question has been asked before, but this is a bit different and I believe it needs to be solved differently. This office has a machine on their local network that runs a host of ...
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Finding IP Of Remote Host Machine By IP Of Guest Machine

I am trying to find a way to figure out on which of the servers the virtual machine actually is residing. I know the ip of the virtual machine. It is in a bridged mode on the local network inside one ...
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mkinitrd to preload virtualBox LSI SAS storage drivers

I am trying to compile my own kernel (2.6.9). Everything works on the compilation and building end, but... After rebooting to the new kernel - the LVM (VolumeGroup00) cannot be loaded. My suspicious ...
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MongoDB with Virtual box replica set setup on Ubuntu 0.8 connection problem

I'm trying to build a mongo replica set on my server, Centos 5.6, that would be setup from 5 VB holding Ubuntu 8.10 and mongodb. The main problem is i can't connect to mongo on virtual box. The ...
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ip address resolves to localhost from virtualbox hosted apache

Apache keeps resolving or redirecting? to localhost. The assigned ip 192.168.0.145 resolves/redirects to localhost on any machine in the LAN. What would cause this? Details: I have apache running ...
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how to resize drive that is out of space on /dev/mapper

So I have followed some guides and not been able to sort it out, this is the drives $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/cloudraker--vg-root 5.6G ...
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Increasing LVM to use all free space on virtualbox/debian

I've cloned and resized a disk image for VirtualBox but I can't find a way to use all the new space. this is how I started: fdisk: Disk /dev/sda: 80.5 GB, 80530636800 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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Cannot connect to Redis installed on VirtualBox running Ubuntu from Windows 7

I've setup an Ubuntu image on VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. On the Ubuntu guest I've installed Redis which runs on port 6379 (TCP) by default. I've setup port forwarding using the VirtualBox GUI ...
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Migrate KVM .img to VirtualBox .vdi

I am trying to migrate a VM from KVM to Virtualbox (win7 64bit). I was able to convert the disk image using these commands: VBoxManage convertfromraw -format VDI XX.img XX.vdi qemu-img convert -f ...
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Not able to access apache on virtual box from host machine

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 : ...
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No connectivity between aliased IP networks of different subnet

I am trying to set up two virtual networks(different subnets) to test site to site VPN in my Laptop. My host OS is Debian Wheezy and i am using Virtual box to virtualise my setup. I have two aliased ...
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Exim says DNS lookup succeded, but also says “host lookup did not complete”

I'm trying to send automatic notification emails to users of my website. Those emails are sent to the users by a custom daemon that sends them via exim 4. Exim's role in this is simply to relay the ...
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Can't do “yum update” in Fedora running in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I just made a clean install of Fedora 20 as a VM in VirtualBox. I set up the VM to use NAT as part of the network configuration in VirtualBox. At first I could ping google.com, but could not browse ...
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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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Connectivity loss between VMs on VirtualBox until DNS cache is restarted

I use VirtualBox for a lab environment with VMs running various versions of Windows. One thing that keeps happening and I don't know why (never seen it before on my VMware servers) is that DNS ...
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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 ...