I have a remote Ubuntu server without GUI.
How can I run a virtual machine with a
test.ova file from the command line?
I folloed this tutorial, but how can I attach the .ova file to the VM?
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An ova file is a complete archive with all of the information to create a VirtualBox VM included inside it. You would use the command:
vboxmanage import test.ova
This will create the VM in your default VM location, with the same settings as the original VM. You can change settings using the
--vsys options to this command as mentioned in the VirtualBox manual. To change the VM name you'd use:
vboxmanage import test.ova --vsys 0 --vmname <name>