Vagrant

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Setting Up Vagrant[edit]

Download Vagrant
Vagrant Boxes Make Directory to work in (mac windows or linux)

mkdir mydir
cd mydir
code . # this open Visual Studio Code with a blank page

Vagrant and project files will go into this directory Steps in vagrant setup

  • config.vm.box - Operating System
  • config.vm.provider - virtualbox
  • config.vm.network - How your host sees your box
  • config.vm.synced_folder - How you access files from your computer
  • confif.vm.provision - What we want to setup


  1. Download vagrant box from the Vagrant Boxes Website
vagrant init ubuntu/trusty64
vagrant up # this starts vagrant Should show in Virtual box

Vagrant Commands

  1. vagrant destroy - Will completely delete the box and any installed programs
  2. vagrant suspend will suspend the box
  3. vagrant resume - resume from suspend

Update Features of the Vagrant Box[edit]

Vagrant Config File

vagrant reload # will reload box after config is changed

SSH into box

vagrant ssh

If you want to setup vagrant with a few programs installed, see below.

 # -- Provision Settings
 config.vm.provision "shell", inline: <<-SHELL
   apt-get update
   apt-get install -y apache2
 SHELL

Instead of including it in the setup file you can include a separate init file

config.vm.provision "shell", path: "bootstrap.sh"

above goes in the vagrant file you have to create the bootstrap.sh file and add features This particular file sets up a LAMP STACK

configfile bootstrap.sh config file

Setup a mysql database

mysql -u root -p
$password 123
create database test;
use test;
create table posts(id INT AUTO_INCREMENT, Name VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL, primary key (id));
insert into posts(Name) values('john');
phpfile

Virtualization - Vagrant