VBoxManage Examples

VBoxManage is the command line tool used to interact with VirtualBox.

Create a new virtual disk image

https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch08.html#vboxmanage-createmedium

VBoxManage createmedium --format vdi --filename $DISK_NAME --size $DISK_SIZE_IN_MB

Attach storage to a vm

https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch08.html#vboxmanage-storageattach

VBoxManage storageattach $VM_NAME --storagectl $STORAGE_CONTROLLER --format vdi --filename $DISK_NAME --size $DISK_SIZE_IN_MB