Thursday, 3 November 2016

Useful Vagrant plugins

Some useful Vagrant plugins I've picked up along the way

vagrant-hostmanager
Updates your host file with entries

vagrant-reload
Allows you to reload the vm during provisioning

vagrant-share
Allows sharing access remotely to vms

vagrant-vbguest
For automatically updating the virtualbox plugins

vagrant-winnfsd
NFS for sharing folders

Monday, 11 January 2016

Vagrant not working after fresh Windows 10 x64 install

After recently re-installing Windows 10 x64 I discovered that to get vagrant to download box images, it uses an embedded version of curl. This requires the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package x86 version.