How To Provision NGINX Using Vagrant

How To Provision NGINX Using Vagrant

Now that we have learned the basics of how to work with Vagrant, let’s now go a little further into working with the fundamentals in Vagrant. In this vagrant tutorial, we’re going to create a new development environment using the precise32 box like we have done already. This time however, we are going to add some shell provisioning to the Vagrantfile in order to automatically install the NGINX web server on our new virtual machine.…

Getting Started With Vagrant

getting started with vagrant

With Vagrant now installed, let’s have a look at getting started with Vagrant. In this article we’ll have a look at several topics. First off, we’ll explore the concept of Synced Folders and how Vagrant sets up file sharing between the host and guest OS. Then we’ll move on to working with a few different commands in Vagrant. We will look at vagrant suspend, vagrant resume, vagrant status, vagrant halt, vagrant up, and a few others.…

Setting Up Vagrant On Ubuntu

Setting Up Vagrant On Ubuntu

This is going to be a fun tutorial in setting up Vagrant on Ubuntu Linux. Vagrant is the excellent software by HashiCorp, created by Mitchell Hashimoto. It’s purpose is to make development environments easy. Vagrant enables the software developer, devops engineer, or system administrator to create lightweight and fully reproducible software environments in virtual machines. In this vagrant virtualbox tutorial, we’ll work on an Ubuntu Desktop Virtual Machine and install Virtualbox as well as Vagrant on this VM.…

VMware Workstation Snapshots

vmware snapshot manager

When you go through the work of getting a virtual machine configured and running to your liking, it might be a good idea to take a snapshot of your newly created VM in it’s pristine state. This is helpful since when you start breaking shit installing more software, you always want to have a clean slate you can revert back to. Recall how we got our Ubuntu Desktop up and running in VMWare in addition to getting VMware Tools installed.…

Installing VMware Tools on Linux

Installing VMware Tools

When creating guest operating systems in your VMware Workstation setup, it’s a good idea to make sure that VMware Tools are installed. To be clear, VMware tools is a software package that installs on the guest OS, not the host. VMware tools does many helpful things. One of the nicest things it does is to provide a seamless mouse experience between the host and guest operating system.…