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Automate Virtual Machine Installation on VirtualBox

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how to automate virtual machine installation on VirtualBox
In this tutorial, you will learn how to automate virtual machine installation on VirtualBox. Many times, not once, not twice when you would want to create virtual machine on VirtualBox. So just imagine how tedious and time consuming it is to create a VM manually every time you need a virtual lab to play with. No, that manual procedure...

Perform Unattended VM Installation on VirtualBox 7

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perform unattended VM installation on VirtualBox 7
Follow through this tutorial to learn how to perform unattended VM installation on VirtualBox 7. VirtualBox provides a feature that enables you to provide required OS parameters when you are creating a VM and automatically install it with minimal interactions. According to VirtualBox 7.0 changelog, this feature has been reworked on, "Reworked the new vm wizard to integrate the...

Install and Setup Security Onion on VirtualBox

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Install and Setup Security Onion on VirtualBox
In this tutorial, you will learn how to install and setup Security Onion on VirtualBox. According to Security Onion page, "Security Onion is a free and open Linux distribution for threat hunting, enterprise security monitoring, and log management. The easy-to-use Setup wizard allows you to build an army of distributed sensors for your enterprise in minutes! It includes a...

Deploy OpenStack using DevStack on Ubuntu 22.04/Ubuntu 20.04

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deploy OpenStack using DevStack on Ubuntu 22.04/Ubuntu 20.04
In this tutorial, you will learn how to deploy OpenStack using DevStack on Ubuntu 22.04/Ubuntu 20.04. There are different methods/tools that you can use to deploy OpenStack. Such include Ansible-kolla, openstack-ansible e.t.c. We will use DevStack to deploy a single node OpenStack on Ubuntu 22.04/Ubuntu 20.04. DevStack is a set of scripts and utilities to quickly deploy an OpenStack...

How to Clone a Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi

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Having trouble with cloning a virtual machine in VMware ESXi? Worry no more. This guide will take you through how to clone a virtual machine on VMware ESXi. How to Clone a Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi To clone a virtual machine on VMware ESXi host, all you need to do is to copy all the *.vmdk and *.vmx files. Therefore, login...

AutoStart VirtualBox VMs on System Boot on Linux

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On a Linux system with VirtualBox installed, you can start VMs automatically during system boot. In this guide, we are going to learn how to autostart VirtualBox VMs on system boot on Linux. This demo uses Ubuntu 16.04 as the Linux machine that hosts multiple VirtualBox 6.0 virtual machines. AutoStart VirtualBox VMs on System Boot on Linux VirtualBox comes with a...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Rocky Linux 9

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Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Rocky Linux 9
Follow through this tutorial to learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Rocky Linux 9. We are installing the VirtualBox Guest additions on Rocky Linux 9 Desktop. You can check; Install Rocky Linux 9 on VirtualBox Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Rocky Linux 9 The Guest Additions offer the following features: Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for easy sharing of files between the host...

Start and Stop KVM Virtual Machines from Command Line

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Start and Stop KVM Virtual Machines from Command Line
This guide will take you through how to start and stop KVM virtual machines from command line. As much as KVM provides Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager), a desktop application for managing virtual machines through libvirt, it also provides a command line utility called virsh which enables the terminal centric users to manage KVM virtual machines from command line interface. Start and...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Kali Linux 2020.3

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In order to set your Kali Linux running on VirtualBox in fullscreen mode, you need Guest additions installed on the VM. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Kali Linux 2020.3. Apart from enabling the virtual machine to have a full screen view, guest additions offers many other features; Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Kali Linux 2021.3

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Kali Linux 2021.3. Guest additions offers many other features; Run VM in fullscreen modeMouse pointer integrationShared folders for easy sharing of files between the host and the guestEnsures better and accelerated video performance.Seamless windows integrationGeneric host/guest communication channels that enables you to control and manage guest...