VirtualBox - How to transfer a virtual machine to another host computer

December 2016


VirtualBox - How to transfer a virtual machine to another host computer


To transfer virtual machines to another host computer, you simply have to use the Import/Export feature of Virtualbox.
The procedure is as follows
  • Open VirtualBox
  • Click on the File menu > Export appliance
  • Select the virtual machines you want to add to the appliance:
  • Click on Next.
  • Select where you want to save the .ova file
  • Click on Next > Export.

From there you can transfer this appliance to another computer and import the latter (File > Import appliance).

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