Starting with Vagrant and VirtualBox: A Basic Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server

As a part of my #vDM30in30 post series, I’ve got some lab work that we will be doing together. This is the start which will be the foundation for the next set of posts that work with Vagrant and VirtualBox. We are about to go on an adventure together! Using Vagrant is becoming a standard … Read more

Suspend and Resume Vagrant Boxes in Bulk in OSX and Linux

As a regular user of Vagrant in conjunction with VirtualBox for building and deploying lab environments, I often have situations where I have multiple virtual instances running at a time. The challenge with that is that sometimes my multi-node labs are having to be suspended and resumed to save on resources. It’s not difficult, but … Read more

Virtual Box for Windows – VBoxManage and Interface Names

If you’re trying out Virtual Box on a Windows host, there is a little catch with the virtual network interface names that happens. It’s a platform specific thing because you are running Windows rather than Linux, and it isn’t an issue unless you are following command line scripts and docs from people using the other … Read more