VM cloning?

Joseph Chrzempiec

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Hello i was curious if i clone a VM to a second VM what does happen? I'm running ubuntu on as a VM do i get that same copy as well as username and passwords? Also wondering about the hostname and network address. What would that do to it?


Joseph
 
Hello i was curious if i clone a VM to a second VM what does happen? I'm running ubuntu on as a VM do i get that same copy as well as username and passwords? Also wondering about the hostname and network address. What would that do to it?


Joseph
Yes, clone means full clone. So all OS related settings is identical on the original and cloned VM. At least IP addresses should be changed if the clone is connected to the same bridge as the original one. If you are cloning the VM from one host to another, you should have same bridge on the destination host, otherwise VM start fill fail due to invalid (non-existing) bridge taken of the original VM config.
 

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