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Questions tagged [virtualbox]

Oracle VM VirtualBox is a desktop virtualization product for x86, AMD64 and Intel64 processor architectures.

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On VirtualBox, is there a way to set 'Reinitialize MAC address' as default?

When cloning a VirtualBox instance, is there a way to set the "Reinitialize the MAC address of all network cards" as the default? Humans sometimes forget to tick this box, with the resulting horror ...
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Windows 10, NFS, and VirtualBox - RPC Error: Unable to receive

everybody So, some months ago I set up the following environment: Windows 10 Pro (64 bits) Box VirtualBox v5.2.18 Vagrant 2.1.5 (with the following plugins) vagrant-vbguest 0.15.2 vagrant-winnfsd ...
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PFSense virtual box wifi router how can i do this [on hold]

Hi im new to using pfsense but i have it installed on a virtualbox i'd like to be able to use pfsense as a wifi router from within the virtualbox, would this at all be able to be done or not? and do i ...
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are there any way to remount group folder from virtualbox?

I would like to know if there are any way to remount my group folder from VirtualBox VMs folder with its configuration as before? I had to format my / partition , and I Have my vms on my home folder , ...
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Win10 not shutting down on ACPI-Event in Virtual Box [closed]

When I close the virtual box windows and choose the option "Shut down via ACPI-Event" nothing happens. I'm too lazy to shut it down manually, does anyone know a quick fix? I'm using VirtualBox 5.2.18 ...
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Vagrant up not working, it requires a manual fsck

My setup: My OS is Ubuntu 18.04 Vagrant 2.0.0 VirtualBox 5.2.18 r124319 Ubuntu installed into vagrant/virtualbox (version uknown) sudo vagrant up was always working, suddenly it has stopped working.....
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specify network interface for kubesystem pods

I've created a virtual kubernetes cluster using vagrant boxes. All my boxes have 2 network interfaces 2: enp0s3: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP group ...
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Installing Ansible AWX kills VM's network

So I am trying to install Ansible AWX (as detailed here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCg3YffSMUg) However when running ansible-playbook -i inventory install.yml it totally kills my VM's network ...
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How do I make a disk fixed size when building an image with packer using virtualboxiso builder

I am building an .ova file using packer. The builder I am using is virtualbox-iso. I'd like to assign the storage to be "fixed size" and not "dynamically allocated" at the time of building the image. ...
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Unable to RDP to VM hosted in Windows 2016 Server

I have a windows 2016 server, which hosts a VM (Oracle Virtual Box). VM network setting is NAT with port forward. e.g. 192.168.10.17:5001 gets forward to 10.0.2.15:3389 Here are steps I have tried: ...
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Can't telnet to a Virtual box guest [duplicate]

I have Server 2003 running in a Virtual Box guest VM. The host is Ubuntu 14.04. I have a mail service running in the guest. Logged into the guest and telnet localhost 110 responds with +OK POP3 ...
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How to “forward” or share whole network into a host in Vagrant setup?

I have setup: Windows (host) => Centos 7 (Vagrant 1.9/Virtualbox 5.1, guest) => Docker. I have docker0 network in the guest machine. docker0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ...
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Is IP address of VirtualBox instance - in saved state - kept for it?

when a Virtualbox instance is closed with save state, does the VirtualBox program/daemon still present the instance to the DHCP daemon as working, so that the current instance's IP address will be ...
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VirtualBox Failover Cluster with iSCSI

I have created 2 identical virtual machines running Windows Server 2008 r2 with the intention of creating a failover cluster environment. I attached an iSCSI device as hard disk to both nodes, but ...
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How to install “Minimal Ubuntu” onto virtual machine

This week Canonical released optimised variant of Ubuntu server distribution called Minimal Ubuntu. But there are no .iso files in provided images there. Is it possibile to install this distribution ...
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Virtualbox VM only getting IPv6 over bridge connection. How to get IPv4 address

I have launched Ubuntu16.04 in Oracle virtual box on windows 10 machine. I have used two type of adapters: NAT and Bridge Connection. The ip address on Bridge connection is getting IPv6 address and ...
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Accessing Virtual Machine From A VPN Client (Cisco AnyConnect)

I have a CentOS 7 server running on a virtualbox that we use for hosting an in-house local website. The network settings of the VM are configured with: Bridged as adapter 1 NAT as adapter 2 The ...
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How do I set a password on an Ubuntu cloud image?

I'm trying to start on .ova with VirtualBox and want to import the same image later in vSphere. Ubuntu cloud images don't have a standard password anymore. I'd like to edit the .ova to configure a ...
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Virtualbox disk in CentOS mount/format issue

I mounted a second (VDI Virtualbox fixed size) disk to CentOS. Both disks are now ± 100GB. CentOS is complaining my disk is full, when I had a look it looks like I didn't use the second disk, but ...
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Docker Swarm Mesh not working on mixed Win7 / Linux cluster

I've got a mixed Docker Swarm Cluster with Linux machines and Win7 machines running VirtualBox via NAT (bridged option is not allowed). Win7 Win7 | | (port forwarding on ...
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VirtualBox: create bridged network without network connection

My host OS is Kubuntu 18.04. I've created guest OS centos 6 in VirtualBox. I'm trying to create bridged network but I don't have a wired network connection. In my laptop I use 3G modem for internet. $...
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VM becomes slow after some days of runtime with 48 GB of RAM, not with 6 GB

I'm dealing with a problem for some weeks now which results in a very slow VM-guest after the VM ran for some days. "slow" means that CPU-bound operations take more time than before and as well that ...
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Access windows 7 guest http port from linux host with virtualbox (using redmine and rails)

I've just installed redmine on a Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 running on VirtualBox 5.2.12 r122571 I disabled windows firewall. The host and the guest can ping each other. I start redmine using webrick:...
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virsh: Cannot restore snapshot in VirtualBox

I establish the connection to Virtual Box locally using the command: virsh -c vbox:///session The connection is established successfully and allows me to execute some commands without problems. But ...
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Why does my VM become slower during CPU-heavy tasks after some days of runtime?

I'm dealing with some strange problem for some time now: After some days of runtime, one of my VMs seems to become slower on CPU-heavy tasks. One example were this happens is reading virus signature ...
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How to configure virtualbox within Amazon EC2 Ubuntu VPS?

I need to configure a windows 7 client PC for application tests on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu Server. I have ready Virtualbox images however none of them boots-up. Also I tried to create a fresh windows7 ...
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Windows 10, Virtualbox and Ubuntu VLANs

I have a laptop with Windows 10 and a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller. My NIC is connected to a switch in trunk mode (traffic for 2 VLANs transiting via this connection). I would like to setup the ...
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vbox cloned centos7 fix same ip new to have different ip from cloned one

I cloned centos7 vm in virtualbox, but they ended up with same ip address. My network preferences are my created NAT network with: 10.0.2.0/24 Both vms uses this network i created, but they have same ...
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How can prevent local access to my server (either host or virtualbox Ubuntu 16.04 )

I have a web application (PHP) which i need to leave in a customer premise. They have no internet and are not willing to use internet to use my app. So i have to leave a linux server at their place. ...
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VirtualBox - NAT network and own DHCP server

please, I need advice on network setup - especially NAT network in VirtualBox.. result: only one network adapter SERVER (Windows Server 2016) - static address - 192.168.0.4 KLIENT (Windows 10) - ...
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VirtualBox and Windows 10: can't connect to a server hosted on VirtualBox

Not a duplicate - I searched a lot and tried to use suggestions from many articles, including answers to this question: VirtualBox: How to set up networking so both host and guest can access internet ...
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Bind NetworkManager managed dnsmasq to device when it appears

I have couple of servers running in VirtualBox interconnected by hosted-only network. The parent system is Ubuntu running NetworkManager which manages the DNS according to the connected network so my ...
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Which gateway use for CentOS cluster

I'm building my first CentOS7 local cluster with 2 boxes. And Im diving into the network details. 1# centos-master 2# centos-infra I would like to setup the DNS server with freeIpa on centos-infra. ...
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Dockerise a laravel application - getting permission denied on apache server

I am trying to dockerise my laravel site. I am on Windows 10 and the docker toolbox doesn't work quite well for me (relative path doesn't mount well). So, I have decided to setup a Virtualbox Ubuntu ...
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Unable to bridge two ethernet interfaces

My /etc/network/interfaces file looks as follows # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto enp0s3 iface enp0s3 inet dhcp auto enp0s8 iface enp0s8 inet ...
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Graphicsless server running graphical VMs

I'm considering renting a dedicated AX server at hetzner.de. Those are built with Ryzen 1700X (more powerful ones with threadripper) which has no graphics whatsoever. That server would be running ...
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Mounting NFS-server running in VM: Connection timed out

I have stumbled upon this general problem with NFS in virtualized machines it seems. Long story short, I tried to roll up a FOG-server, that uses NFS. The NFS-server VM-host is in bridged mode with ...
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CNTLM causing lock-out from corporate proxy?

I've been running an Oracle Virtual Box with CentOS 7 and using cntlm to connect through the corporate proxy however I am getting locked out of my parent account several times during the day (and ...
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Can't access VM set up to use Host-only network with internet access

I'm trying to set up Redis (4.0.1) on a guest VM (Debian 8) with VirtualBox. My setup was working, but I have moved between networks which required me to update my configuration. To make sure I don't ...
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How can a VBox guest access NFS-shares?

I have a VirtualBox guest VM, which is configured to operate behind VirtualBox' "NAT". I can access various network shares via smbnetfs, but attempts to access the same via NFS fail with the error ...
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Can Docker be run on a VirtualBox with Win 10 as guest and Win 7 as host?

For a proof of concept I'm trying to set up docker on a Windows machine. Since I only have access to physical machines with Win 7 I tried to get a Citrix Desktop with Win 10 Enterprise. Docker and the ...
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IIS on Virtual Box pointing to a mapped drive

I'm running Windows Server with IIS on a virtualbox on my machine. I would like to make the IIS default folder a point to a folder on my Host machine. I have setup shared folders on the virtual box ...
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Compact a VHD on a linux host

On a Linux host (Linux Mint 18), how can I compact a VHD file ? So far my search always returns solutions with Hyper-V or situations with a Linux guest on a Windows host, but have the inverse: a ...
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Restore lightdm start at boot time

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on virtualbox. I did install guest additions from the host. While I was troubleshooting a black screen of death, I had set it to boot to console. Now. I don't remember how ...
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virtualbox hard disk not refreshing

I've resized my HDD on VirtualBox to 40GB, although it is showing that in disk management the actual size is still 20GB. Image Preview
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Different hostname to ip resolving results (nslookup)

Good day, everyone. Let's say I have a following setup: Windows 7 as host machine, DNS 192.168.0.100, 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4 Ubuntu 16.04 as guest machine on VirtualBox, DNS 192.168.0.100 (host?) ...
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VirtualBox guest OS doesn't expand after resizing VDI file [closed]

My host OS is OS X El Capitan. My guest OS, OpenBSD 6.1, ran out of disk space, so I ran VBoxManage modifymedium disk OpenBSD\ 6.1.vdi --resize 15000 to resize my VDI from 4GB to 15GB. However my ...
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Connecting a VirtualBox fpsense Firewall with an AWS VPC via a secure VPN connection

I would like to connect our office with an Amazon AWS VPC for administering RDS and EC2 instances, which reside inside a non-public subnet. I am pretty new to this, but my idea was to testdrive the ...
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virtual box vdi takes up much more room than actual size

I have a dynamic disk ubuntu instance that df reports is using 30gig (this is about what df reports too) and yet the vdi file is 130gig on disk: I don't recall it taking up this much room prior - (...
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Importing Virtualbox to vsphere 6

I have exported my virtualbox vm (ovf 1.0) and ran the ovf tool: .\ovftool.exe --lax 'C:\users\perryg\desktop\old dev box\old dev box.ova' 'C:\users\perryg\desktop\old dev box\old dev box.ovf' That ...