[vbox-dev] Unable to get a session - lockMachine

Nikolay Igotti igotti at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 03:17:03 PST 2012


SDK version must match VBox version - config you use will not work.

   Nikolay


On 1/17/12 11:39 AM, Bikram Gupta wrote:
> Thank you. I tried that, but does not work. I used Ubuntu 11.10, 
> Python 2.7, Virtualbox 4.1.8, SDK 3.2.12, and a plain XP guest VM.
>
> Is there something very fundamental I am missing?
>
> Regards,
> Bikram
>
> +++++
>
> import sys
> import vboxapi
>
>
> vb_mgr = vboxapi.VirtualBoxManager(None, None)
> vbox = vb_mgr.vbox
> mgr = vb_mgr.mgr
> constants = vb_mgr.constants
>
> name = "cuckoo3"
>
> machine = vbox.findMachine(name)
> print "Found the machine"
>
> session = mgr.getSessionObject(vbox)
>
> try:
>         machine.lockMachine(session, constants.LockType_Shared)
>
> except Exception, why:
>         print "Unable to lock machine:",why
>         #sys.exit(-1);
>         raise
>
> # here we can do what we need with the VM
>
> print "Never reached here!"
> session.unlockMachine()
>
> +++++
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 11:53 PM, Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:al4321 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Try this:
>     vbc = vboxapi.VirtualBoxReflectionInfo(False)
>     vb_mgr = vboxapi.VirtualBoxManager(None, None)
>     +constants = vb_mgr.constants
>
>     ...
>     -        machine.lockMachine(session, vbc.LockType_Shared)
>     +        machine.lockMachine(session, constants.LockType_Shared)
>
>     No idea about this: "vbc = vboxapi.VirtualBoxReflectionInfo(False)". I
>     never used it.
>
>     --
>     -Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"
>
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