Vagrant is used to create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments. Download from http://www.vagrantup.com/downloads. Pick the package that matches your system.
Once installed you can open your favorite console window and type
and you should see some output similar to
Connect to Host
In the default setup, you should be able to reach your host through your vm default gateway, generally 10.0.2.2
# -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION = "2" Vagrant.configure(VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION) do |config| # please see the online documentation at vagrantup.com. config.vm.define "website" do |website| website.vm.box = "trusty64" website.vm.provision :shell, :path => "bootstrap.sh" website.vm.synced_folder "./", "/sites" website.vm.box_url = "https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/trusty/current/trusty-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box" website.vm.network :forwarded_port, guest: 80, host: 7081 website.vm.network :forwarded_port, guest: 22, host: 7024 website.vm.network "private_network", ip: "188.8.131.52" end end
To bring up this new virtual machine, in the same folder as your Vagrantfile, open a command line and run
To delete the virtual machine run
vagrant destroy -f
To rerun the bootstrap script on a running vm run
To reload the vm config options from the Vagrant file on a runnint vm
To shutdown a vm run
This will bring up the virtual machine and run your bootstrap file.