VirtualBox – how to create and share disks to setup/test clusters

Once in a while you will want to setup clusters with shared disks to test and play around with various clusters. while this is easy to do in kvm/xen/etc its not so easy with virtualbox. There is a way via command line tools to create disks and attaching it so that it is shared. For me I have windows 7 64bit and I am running virtualbox 64bit 4.xxxxx. It is most likely easier if you include the path for “c:Program FilesOracleVirtualBox” however if you do not its ok. We will need to run the command VBoxManage or “c:Program FilesOracleVirtualBoxVBoxManage.exe” if… Continue Reading