Setting up Vagrant and VirtualBox on Windows with @chocolateynuget

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Automate all the things – right?  Well why would I want to manually go to a webpage, download and run the installer when all I need is a few commands to do so.  For those users that have not yet seen Chocolatey, it is a command line […]

Sample Vagrantfile for vagrant-vsphere

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert While there is a sample Vagrantfile for vagrant-vsphere at, I thought I’d share an example of one working for us (this is no thanks to me, but a co-worker who smashed through concrete walls of bad documentation to get it working). Note that vsphere.clone_from_vm = yes is […]

Creating a vCenter role for the vsphere-vagrant provider

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Vagrant is a tool typically associated with VirtualBox or VMware Workstation/Fusion, however a vSphere provider is available here.  Vagrant is an easy way to spin up and delete VMs, if you are a #vBrownBag watcher you may have heard the term “vagrant up” several times during the Couch […]