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Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Fedora 17)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Fedora 17)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on a Fedora 17 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless Fedora 17 Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless Fedora 17 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.1 on a headless Fedora 17 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.1)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.1)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an OpenSUSE 12.1 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

If you use LVM volumes for your VirtualBox VMs, you can create backups and clones of a running VM without shutting it down. This tutorial shows just that: using LVM snapshots to create backups and clones of running VirtualBox VMs without downtime.

Using RAW Devices In VirtualBox VMs

Using RAW Devices In VirtualBox VMs

Usually, VirtualBox creates its virtual machines in disk images (.vdi, .vmdk, etc.). This tutorial explains how you can use RAW devices from the host (partitions, LVM volumes, etc.) and create a VirtualBox VM in it. I will also explain how to mount a RAW device in an existing VM.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless OpenSUSE 12.1 Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless OpenSUSE 12.1 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.1 on a headless OpenSUSE 12.1 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

How To Take Screenshots Of VirtualBox VMs

How To Take Screenshots Of VirtualBox VMs

VirtualBox is a great virtualization solution, however if lacks one big feature: the ability to take screenshots of a virtual machine. Of course, you can use the host operating system's print screen feature, but this wil ltake a picture of the whole workspace, including window decorations, etc. which you will have to remove in your iage editing software which is a tedious task. This tutorial describes how you can create a little script that automatically takes a screenshot of a VirtualBox VM when you click on it; it makes use of the VirtualBox command line tool VBoxManage.

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (CentOS 6.2)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (CentOS 6.2)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on a CentOS 6.2 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless CentOS 6.2 Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless CentOS 6.2 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.1 on a headless CentOS 6.2 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Ubuntu 12.04)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Ubuntu 12.04)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an Ubuntu 12.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

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