Category: Virtualization

Debian, VirtualBox

How to resize a virtualbox VDI disk

Backup VDI file cp "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi.bak"cp "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi.bak" Resize the VDI file VBoxManage modifyhd –resizeVBoxManage modifyhd –resize e.g. VBoxManage modifyhd "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" –resize 51200VBoxManage modifyhd "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" –resize 51200 Resize the System Partition * Download GParted * Create a new virtual machine, call it “GParted” with type: “Linux” and Version “Linux …

VirtualBox

VM has the same UUID as an existing virtual machine

Generate a new UUID VBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid /path/to/VDIorVMDKfileVBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid /path/to/VDIorVMDKfile Edit .vbox file in text editor * Replace the UUID found in Machine uuid= with the new UUID you got. * Replace the UUID found in HardDisk uuid= * Replace the UUID found in Image uuid=

Kali, VMware

Cannot Copy/Paste on Kali and Vmware Workstation 12

If you cannot copy/paste from Kali 2016 to host or from host to Kali 2016 inside Vmware Workstation 12, follow these steps to remove vmware-tools and install open-vm tools: >> Uninstall VMWare Tools vmware-uninstall-tools.plvmware-uninstall-tools.pl >> Install Open VM Tools apt-get install open-vm-toolsapt-get install open-vm-tools apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktopapt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop >> Restart Kali

Virtualization, VMware

Convert Virtual Machines Between VirtualBox and VMware

VMware to VirtualBox >> Before migrating a vm, ensure it’s powered off. >> Open a command line. cd C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\OVFToolcd C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\OVFTool ovftool /path/to/vmware_machine.vmx /path/to/new/virtualbox_machine.ovfovftool /path/to/vmware_machine.vmx /path/to/new/virtualbox_machine.ovf >> Import the .ovf file into VirtualBox.   VirtualBox to VMware Before migrating a vm, ensure it’s powered off. >> Open VirtualBox. >> Click …

Virtualization, VMware

How To Install Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 On VMware

To get started, open VMware, click on the New Virtual machine option, select Custom (Advanced) and click Next. In the next step select an installation device (e.g. DVD ROM) or add a disk image. When selecting a guest operating system choose Windows Server 2008 x64. Or select Windows Server 2008 in case you wish to …