[vbox-dev] VirtualBox C API: Request for simple examples

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Sun May 11 18:40:22 UTC 2014

Try to look for "VBoxManage" front-end source code inside VirtualBox sources.
I think it uses C++ API, and only publicly documented functions.
(Probably something similar exists for C)

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 8:29 PM, Traiano Welcome <traiano at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All
> I'm starting out to use the virtualbox C API, my objective is to carry out
> the following sequence of simple operations to automate the deployment of
> VMs on VirtualBox:
> 1. Create and Launch a VM
> 2. Create a virtual disk and attach it to the VM
> 3. Detach a virtual disk from the VMr
> 4. Shut the VM down
> I'm working through the single example C program supplied with the
> VirtualBox SDK,  however, I find it's quite a complex piece of work, and I'd
> appreciate it if there were smaller more digestable examples for doing
> limited sing-purpose operations like those listed above?
> Any pointers to working examples of C code would be much appreciated!
> Thanks in advance!
> Traiano
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-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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