VirtualBox

Ticket #10220 (closed defect: duplicate)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 5 months ago

VBoxManage guestcontrol execute: XP to Linux Not Working

Reported by: __LEO__ Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: guest control
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.8 Keywords: VBoxManage guestControl Not Working
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

I can not run a program/script on my guest OS from my host OS.

I type the following code into a cmd prompt:

VboxManage guestcontrol “Linux Red Hat” execute –image “/bin/ls” –username root –password 12345
VBoxManage.exe error: The guest execution service is not ready (yet)

The VM is currently running. Here is the output:

    C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage list runningvms
    "Red Hat Linux" {07a1f39d-bf93-406c-a840-1f86ace08636}

I also have "shared folders" working.

The attached log file shows verr_not_found

The attached log file shows /pwd not /ls but that shouldn't matter. I gave an up to date log output.

My Setup

Host OS Windows XP SP3

Guest OS Red Hat Linust (RHEL) 5.7

VirtualBox 4.1.8 for Windows hosts

Guest Additions Installed (Verified because I can share a folder from Host OS to Guest OS no problems)

Guest OS Network is working with NAT.

My original post to the forum:  https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=47757

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to guest control

comment:2 Changed 5 months ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to duplicate
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