VirtualBox

Ticket #5265 (new enhancement)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Start/stop headless VM from VirtualBox GUI

Reported by: burto Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.8 Keywords: headless
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

I have only just started using virtual box so sorry if this is a case of RTFM but I can't find a way of starting a VM in headless mode from the VirtualBox GUI. It always wants to create a window that shows the VM's screen but I only want to access that VM using RDP.

I know you can start the VM from the command line using VBoxHeadless because that's what I do at the moment but it would be nice if the VirtualBox GUI gave you an option to start a VM in headless mode rather than always having a window.

Is it possible to have an option that forces the VM to run headless?

Thanks.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by frank

This is currently not possible. But you can start a VM headless from VBoxManage.

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