[vbox-dev] Best way to move a vm to another pc?

walt w41ter at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 16:35:49 PDT 2009


On 09/19/2009 09:29 AM, Huihong Luo wrote:
> This is a typical scenario:
> Use eSATA external harddisk to store a vm, and move it around a few
> different hosts for testing...

Well, I might misunderstand your reasons for testing, but I think the
simplest way (on a unix host) is to create a symlink named ~/.VirtualBox
that points to an appropriate directory on your eSATA disk.(I'm assuming
that each test machine has vbox already installed.)

I've never run vbox on a Windows host but I'm guessing that there is a
similar subdirectory somewhere in your 'Documents Folder' or near it.





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