Explore Other Providers
In these tutorials, your project was backed with VirtualBox. But Vagrant can work with a wide variety of backend providers, such as VMware, Hyper-V, and more.
Install a new provider
Read the documentation of each provider for more information on how to set it them up.
Boot with the new provider
Once you have a provider installed, you do not need to make any modifications
to your Vagrantfile; just run
vagrant up with the proper provider and
Vagrant will do the rest.
$ vagrant up --provider=vmware_desktop
Once you run
vagrant up with another provider other Vagrant
commands will automatically use that provider. So when you are ready to SSH or destroy for example, run the commands normally (no extra
For more information on providers, read the full documentation on providers.
That's it! You have successfully completed the getting started tutorials for Vagrant. Here are some interesting topics you might find relevant.
Learn more about Vagrant
- Configuring VirtualBox settings
- Working with Plugins
- Customizing Synced Folders
- Provisioning with Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
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