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Reply Eslam MOSTAFA February 9, 2016 21:28 Thanks ver much ,you really help me Reply Leo February 16, 2016 23:02 Man, this is so simple and nobody knows that!! Machine name q3 q3 has a one harddisk at: /root/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/q3.vdi q3 has a snapshot directory at: /root/.VirtualBox/Machines/Snapshots/ Initialy /root/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/q3.vdi is my live drive and is updated constantly while q3 is running. You made my day! Anders Olesen Says: October 12, 2009 at 11:15 am | Reply Thanks for this. Source
Thanks! Really helped. cheers from Switzerland Reply Matt says: January 14, 2015 at 10:36 AM It works, but changes the hardware ID of the VM :/ Reply 稚空 says: January 30, 2015 at 6:31 Reply Diable says: July 18, 2013 at 6:18 AM My emergency rescue!
Virtualbox Cannot Register The Hard Disk Already Exists
Reply Antonio says: March 17, 2013 at 3:45 PM Thanks! It is simple and easy. Isaac W.
- Step 4 then instructs the user to use Discard Snapshot on the most recent snapshot you want included in the target VM.
- When I said to use the existing, the new drive wasn't there.
- chris j Says: February 6, 2010 at 11:10 pm | Reply This was helpful, but I had one small problem at the end.
- Remember to use a software like GParted on the new VMDK file, to fully allocate the new free space, or else you will turn your VM on and will see the
- My point is, that it *is possible* to clone from any given snapshot without merging, and that it it not difficult.
- Reply Cristian February 13, 2016 at 2:52 am # How to type if the file is on the dextop and there name is Serverfilelist Mt2WordOnline.vdi Reply Ricardo March 30, 2016 at
- May Allah bless you.
- Not sure, but it takes a long time again to complete (my images and snapshots are between 6GB - 11GB in size, so I'm not surprised it takes a while -
- Must use clear words like "Merge", "Commit", "Rollback" rather than "Discard".
There is no "Discard Snapshot" option for the Current State entry, just "Revert to Current", "Discard Snapshot and State" and "Take Snapshot". Cheers, Sham Jason Says: December 13, 2008 at 6:41 pm | Reply Excellent, thanks for posting this, it worked like a charm! Reply Bill says: September 16, 2012 at 12:16 PM Most helpful! Vboxmanage Change Uuid Worked like a charm!
Reply VM Admin says: November 19, 2014 at 1:45 AM Bradley, thanks. Cannot Register The Hard Disk With Uuid Already Exists Linux This article explains how to clone and copy VirtualBox VMs (virtual machines). Reply Hardeep Sachdeva says: November 19, 2015 at 9:58 AM Thanks mate Reply Hansey says: December 9, 2015 at 7:51 PM Thanks for making this, probably spared me an hour or This helped.
Or am I missing something? Virtualbox Unregister Disk Zero or more Snapshots (also VDI files). Link FreyrLin January 3, 2014, 11:26 pm Very thanks, it do helpful ! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-) DonateKeep Me GoingEnergy Drink - $1Cup of Coffee -
Cannot Register The Hard Disk With Uuid Already Exists Linux
Create a new VM and attach the cloned disk image file(s). It works!! Virtualbox Cannot Register The Hard Disk Already Exists This is a great post. Cannot Register The Hard Disk Virtualbox Windows Thanks!!
This figuratively saved my @$$!!! http://dirsubmit.net/cannot-register/virtualbox-cannot-register-the-hard-disk.html Reply Hunter says: March 13, 2014 at 2:38 PM Nice one Jon Gilbert! Of course it gave this same error. Reply Bradley Schacht says: January 10, 2012 at 12:42 PM Glad I could help! Virtualbox Cannot Register The Hard Disk Already Exists Windows
The only way I was able to migrate an image was to copy all snapshots and xml files to the new system and install them intact (with minor tweaks to the Link MS July 22, 2011, 2:15 pm Thanks for sharing, this helped for sure! I'll put a link directing and refering to your site. http://dirsubmit.net/cannot-register/virtualbox-cannot-register-the-hard-disk-osx.html Had to use solution this quite a few times as I deal with VMs for my environment.
Reply Abdulkarim Zidani says: November 9, 2012 at 4:01 PM Hello. Virtualbox Duplicate Uuid And Yes, the VirtualBox snapshot commands really are poorly named. In this case, what you have to do is create a snapshot as per step 3, then delete the prior snapshot(s) to the one you have just created.
The following example transcript shows the creation of a copy of Ubuntu 8.04.vdi named Ubuntu 8.04 clone.vdi and registers the new disk: C:\Documents and Settings\srackham\.VirtualBox\VDI> "C:\Program Files\Sun\xVM VirtualBox\VBoxManage.exe" clonevdi "Ubuntu 8.04.vdi"
Saved my day! You're right, there is a lot of confusion on how to copy an image with latest snapshot to another PC. Reply Thales says: May 22, 2015 at 8:18 AM Works fine. Vboxmanage Tool PowerShell VBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid "C:\Users\Heitor\VirtualBox VMs\Debian\Debian.vdi" 1 VBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid "C:\Users\Heitor\VirtualBox VMs\Debian\Debian.vdi" After that, just clone again from VDI to VMDK that it will work.
The problem I come to is that when I clone a windows installation, it requires re-activation even though it's on the same host. Oh, and the snapshots are lost on the clone. Thank you very much. http://dirsubmit.net/cannot-register/virtualbox-cannot-register-the-hard-disk-c.html THANKFULLY, i found this simply solution.
To create exact copy of a virtual machine, first create new VM using the GUI. One thing I found was that when creating a clone on the same host machine, I had to run the VBoxManage command from one directory further up the tree i.e. Cheers -mark Will Says: July 22, 2009 at 1:23 am | Reply I realise this is an old post… but the command (at least for v3) is now: VBoxManage clonehd [options] Cheers, Harley Pebley Larry Magnuson Says: January 17, 2009 at 12:22 am | Reply Thanks a lot.
After attempting to create a new virtual machine which used the newly created vdi, I was presented with a nasty error along the lines of "Failed to open the hard disk …." alex pilon Says: January 13, 2011 at 6:30 pm | Reply It is indeed simple.