Sunday, 16 February 2020

How to Setup a New Virtual Machine on Virtual Box



Oracle VM VirtualBox is a free and open source virtual machine manager that is provided hosted hypervisor for x86 virtualization.

This article How to Setup a New Virtual Machine on Virtual Box.

Step 1. New VM Wizard: Open VM Virtual Box Manager and click on the new button and click on Next button with entering a name of new virtual machine as shown in below screenshot:





















Step 2. RAM Allocation: Allocate an amount of RAM (random access memory) physical memory that will be allocated to the guest operating system as shown in below screenshot:





















Step 3. HDD Allocation: Click on create button to create hard disk for the virtual machine as shown in below screen shot:

















Select hard disk type as shown in below screenshot and click on Next button:


















Select either a dynamically expanding storage of a fixed size of hard disk storage as shown in below screenshot and click on Next button:





















Now select the hard disk size as per requirements as shown in below screenshot and click on create button:





















Once it is created, the virtual machine details is shown as below screenshot:





























Step 4. Select ISO Image: Click on “[Optical Drive] Empty” to select ISO image file which will be used for operating system installation on the new created virtual machine as shown in below screenshot:






















Once the ISO image is selected it will show as below screenshot:



















Step 5. Start the Virtual Machine: Once all the setup is done as require, click on the Start button to start the virtual machine as shown in below screenshot:





























Done!!! The virtual machine will boot from the selected ISO image. Now follow the further operating system installation steps to install.

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