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Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) - Page 2

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The default username is admin, the password is admin as well:

This is how phpvirtualbox looks - much like the native VirtualBox GUI:

The first thing you should do is change the admin password. Go to File > Change Password:

Type in the old password and specify a new one:

If you know the native VirtualBox GUI, it's now very easy to use phpvirtualbox. For example, if you want to create a new virtual machine, you have the same wizard as you have in the VirtualBox GUI:

(I'm leaving a few sceenshots out so you don't feel bored...)

In the end you have a new VM. Click on the Start button to run that VM:

Even though phpvirtualbox is a web front-end, you still get the VM console that you know from the VirtualBox GUI - pretty cool:


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