[vbox-dev] Access the Virtualbox API inside the guest?

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 03:20:12 PST 2012

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Klaus Espenlaub
<klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com> wrote:
> The description below is not really clear, but with the subject it seems
> you want to call the VirtualBox API from within the guest. This isn't
> possible of course, as otherwise VMs would have way too much power.
> Inside the guest there are much fewer requests possible, and those are
> implemented in in VBoxControl[.exe].

VBoxControl uses hypercalls (PV) directly, or is it also based on COM ?
If the latter, then people with visual basic or python could code it
on the API level.

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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