Posts Categorized: virtualisation

Terraform with VMWare

I didn’t find much in the way of examples online for using Terraform against VMWare. So here is the .tf config that worked for me: provider “vsphere” { user = “jonny@dev” password = “CHANGEME!” vsphere_server = “” allow_unverified_ssl = true }data “vsphere_datacenter” “dc” { name = “ESX Lab” }data “vsphere_datastore” “datastore” { name = “netapp002-svm001-vmaggr01-datastore001″… Read more »

VirtualBox: Cloning a VM

My Virtual Machine was named http1 so I cloned the vdi as http2.vdi using the VBoxManage command: VBoxManage clonevdi http1.vdi ../pathtonewlocation/http2.vdi The output was: 0%…10%…20%…30%…40%…50%…60%…70%…80%…90%…100%Clone hard disk created in format ‘VDI’. UUID: 9e65bd30-663e-4bf8-acd2-3120d1f41fec Then create the new Virtual Machine in the VirtualBox GUI: Machine > New On the third step for ‘Virtual Hard Disk’ choose… Read more »