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Resize VMDK disk of a SUSE Linux VM

Run in a Command Prompt. Pay attention to the disk UUID. pushd C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox VBoxManage.exe clonemedium D:\VirtualBoxVMs\SQLONSLES\SQLONSLES.vmdk D:\VirtualBoxVMs\SQLONSLES\SQLONSLES.vdi –format VDI @REM 0%…10%…20%…30%…40%…50%…60%…70%…80%…90%…100% @REM Clone medium created in format ‘VDI’. UUID: e84ba0f2-37f9-43c1-9dcb-3cb3bbcce991 VBoxManage modifymedium disk D:\VirtualBoxVMs\SQLONSLES\SQLONSLES.vdi –resize 15360 @REM 0%…10%…20%…30%…40%…50%…60%…70%…80%…90%…100% VBoxManage.exe … Continue reading

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 (SLES 12) Installation + Guest Additions on Oracle VirtualBox [2017]

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 (SLES 12) Installation + Guest Additions on Oracle VirtualBox [2017] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n81N7Hihu4 After install SLES 12 SP2 make sure you have the SLES ISO Disk1 mounted. Open a terminal window (by right click on desktop and … Continue reading

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Why you do not have Internet access when using static IP address in VM

Having ADIDAS being an Oracle VirtualBox VM running Windows Server 2016 with the following network configuration C:\Users\Administrator.ADIDAS>ipconfig /all Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : ADIDAS Primary Dns Suffix … Continue reading

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How to setup an Active Directory domain controller in VirtualBox

Verbatim copy from http://www.fixedbyvonnie.com/2015/04/how-to-setup-an-active-directory-domain-controller-in-virtualbox/#.WeXhhWf6Uxl How to setup an Active Directory domain controller in VirtualBox Posted on April 20, 2015 by vonnie — 4 Comments Over the next three days I’m going to show you how to setup Active Directory and … Continue reading

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Virtio drivers for VirtualBox

Virtio drivers for VirtualBox question https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/14548 User need to manually install VirtIO drivers on Windows guests using drivers from Linux-KVM.org driver download page or prebuilt driver ISO from Fedora Project in order to use VirtIO networking on Windows guests. Embedding … Continue reading

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Optimised defaults for VirtualBox VMs

Verbatim copy from https://github.com/hashicorp/vagrant/issues/2864 It seems Vagrant still uses defaut VBoxManage settings but most of them are no longer proper. I spent several hours to play around ssh connections, network and chipset settings so let me share some useful details: … Continue reading

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How to restart the Oracle VirtualBox DHCP Server

pushd C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox VBoxManage dhcpserver modify –netname “VirtualBox Host-Only Network” –disable VBoxManage.exe: error: DHCP server does not exist C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage.exe natnetwork list NAT Networks: Name: NatNetwork Network: 10.0.2.0/24 Gateway: 10.0.2.1 IPv6: Yes IPv6 Prefix: f Enabled: Yes Name: NatNetwork1 Network: … Continue reading

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