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Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox by Pradyumna Dash

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Virtual machine clone

If you want to test some functionality in the currently running VM without interruption, or you want to make a backup, you can think of cloning. This feature helps to create the golden image or base image as well.

To make a clone, right-click on the guest VM and click on Clone….

Virtual machine clone

Once you click on Clone…, a screen appears, as shown in the following screenshot:

Virtual machine clone

Provide the name of the clone. If you select Reinitialize the MAC address of all network cards, every network card attached to the clone VM (Destination VM) gets a new MAC ...

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