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How to remove a media from Virtual Media Manager by script?

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I would like to create VBox from a resized image file. Because --resize seems to be supported only for VDI formats, I think I have to convert the image temporarily.

I'm using the following sequence:
$ VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename tmp.vmdk -rawdisk disk_v1.0.0.img
$ VBoxManage clonehd "tmp.vmdk" "tmp.vdi" --format vdi
$ VBoxManage modifyhd "tmp.vdi" --resize 2048
$ VBoxManage clonehd "tmp.vdi" "disk_v1.0.0.vmdk" --format vmdk

(In future I think I continue with creation of an appliance from that).

The clonehd "registers" the disk to Virtual Media Manager and I found no "removehd", thus I get warnings when deleting the tmp files and can run the commands only once.

How do I remove a media from Virtual Media Manager by script?

posted Aug 12, 2013 by Deepak Dasgupta

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Have a look at the vboxmanage closemedium command.

answer Aug 12, 2013 by Sanketi Garg
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