Technotes for future me



VBoxManage list
VBoxManage list runningvms
VBoxManage startvm <id>
VBoxManage startvm <id> --type headless
VBoxManage controlvm <id> stop

# Change relative VM time
VBoxManage modifyvm <id> -biossystemtimeoffset <offset in [ms]>

# Interrupt network
VBoxManage controlvm <id> setlinkstate1 off

Note: the difference of controlvm vs modifyvm is that the first one is for running machines. They both have the same parameter syntax, but controlvm doesn’t support all of them.

Last updated on 31 Jan 2021
Published on 25 Dec 2019
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