The good thing about standards, is that there are so many of them

The vhdx virtual drive format as used in Microsoft Hyper-V is read-only when used with Virtualbox.

You can however convert the vhdx-file to something writable by Virtualbox.



The conversion

 Use Vboxmanage like this.


Using Windows

 c:\ > "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage" clonemedium disk /full/path/to/inputdisk/vmdisk.vhdx /full/path/to/outputdisk/vmdisk.vdi --format VDI


Using Linux

# vboxmanage clonemedium disk /full/path/to/inputdisk/vmdisk.vhdx /full/path/to/outputdisk/vmdisk.vdi --format VDI


When you have your vdi-file, use it to create a new virtual machine in Virtualbox, as per usual.





Also see VDI to VHD: Convert Virtualbox vdi-images to Hyper-V vhd.






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