[vbox-dev] API - Start VM in headless mode with VRDE disabled?

Vitali Pelenjow Vitali.Pelenjow at oracle.com
Fri Feb 25 09:17:30 PST 2011

Right, the API currently starts the VM with enabled VRDE server and 
ignored the VM setting.

I think as a workaround you can disable VRDE after starting the VM:

This works for a running VM and will drop any existing client connections.

Best regards,

Ian Moore wrote:
> Hello,
> Is it possible (using the API) to start a VM in headless mode with
> VRDE disabled? I'm finding that i cannot. If I disable the VRDE
> server, then use something like:
> machine->launchVMProcess($session, 'headless', '');
> It turns on VRDE and starts the VRDE server. Though you can explicitly
> call VBoxHeadless -vrde off, there is seemingly no way to do this from
> the API.
> Should I be doing something differently?
> Thank you.
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