6.1. Using an Existing VirtualBox Virtual Machine

If you have an existing VirtualBox virtual machine that you want to use as a desktop template, perform the following preparation:

  1. Start the virtual machine.

  2. Install the VirtualBox guest additions, following the steps described in Section 6.4, “Installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions”.

    Make sure the version of the Guest Additions you install matches the VirtualBox version you installed in Chapter 3.

  3. Configure the virtual machine operating system, as described in Section 6.5, “Additional Virtual Machine Preparation”.

  4. Shut down the virtual machine.

  5. Copy the virtual machine settings file and disk image to the /var/tmp directory on your Oracle VDI host.