[vbox-dev] Guest property limit?

Knut St. Osmundsen knut.osmundsen at oracle.com
Tue Aug 17 11:25:02 GMT 2010

Huihong Luo wrote:
> It seems there is a limit for the amount of guest properties can be
> stored inside the xml file. Is this true? if so, what is the limit?
> We store the shortcuts inside the vm as guest properties, and sometimes
> gettting errors saying over limit.

You can find the limits here:


They are relatively restrictive at the moment to prevent creating a DoS
vector and also because the code/data isn't fully optimized yet (linear
searches, etc).


Kind regards / Mit freundlichen Gruessen / Vennlig hilsen,


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