Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

I`m using VirtualBox on every day base. It does not matter if I test something new or I try to reproduce some problem, generally virtualization gives you a lot of power.

I`m using VirtualBox rather then any other tool, so I will now show you how to jump in the world of virtual machines. First please install newest VirtualBox. Start it and select option New (Slide 1).

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 1.

On Create Virtual Machine window type the name of VM and select Type and Version of operating system you want to install (Slide 3 & 4).

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 3.

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 4.

On same window define amount of RAM memory required to run VM (Slide 5.). Please, consult official documentation regarding operating system you are installing. Select Create in order to finish this process.

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 5.

After you created new virtual machine you can start it with selecting Start option (Slide 6.)

.Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 6.

Next, you have to install your operating system. Locate it by browsing you PC or Server and select Start (Slide 7).

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 7.

On slide 8. you can see installation instruction for chosen operating system.

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 8.

Additionally you can customize your virtual machine by selecting Settings on right click of you virtual machine. Now you can change hardware setting for your virtual machine (Slide 9.).

Create virtual machine on VirtualBox

Slide 9.

If you are ready to try download software for this location.

I hope that this tutorial was informative to you and thank you for visiting this website.

 

Dejan Dzodan

Dejan Dzodan

IT professional for more then 15 years, mostly in financial institutions but with experience in ISP and retail. Proven in networking and overall infrastructure projects. Cisco instructor.

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