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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Chapter 8. Managing your Virtual Machines from a Remote Computer

Ok, you've mastered most of the basic stuff you need to work with VirtualBox and virtual machines in your home, office, or school environments. Now I'm going to teach you a pretty cool and awesome feature of VirtualBox: managing your virtual machines from a remote computer!

First I'll introduce you to the alternative frontends available for running VirtualBox and controlling your virtual machines, and then I'll take you on a step by step tour where you'll learn to install, configure, and run your own VirtualBox headless server from another PC.

In this chapter you shall:

  • Learn the basics about VBoxManage, the alternative frontend you can use to control and run your virtual machines ...

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