This OVF package requires unsupported hardware

Posted on March 15, 2015 in Blog • Tagged with sysadmin, virtualbox • 2 min read

I was trying to import a virtual image in OVA format inside a Vmware ESXi (or vSphere Hypervisor as it is dubbed today) when I stumbled in this error:

This OVF package requires unsupported hardware.
Details: Line 33: Unsupported hardware family 'virtualbox-2.2'.

As you che see in the following image:


This error is mentioning some kind of unsupported hardware by vSphere hypervisor, what happened?

It usually occur when an OVA appliance exported by VirtualBox is imported in vSphere, the default hardware format used by VirtualBox doesn’t fit the vSphere one, so it is unable to understand how to …

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Bringing up VirtualBox interface before starting Cuckoo

Posted on August 27, 2014 in Tools • Tagged with cuckoo, virtualbox • 1 min read

I am getting older and I need to write down commands I use rarely.

Cuckoo sandbox expects to found all network interfaces configured in its configuration file up when you start it.

If you configured Cuckoo to bind on, for example, VirtualBox virtual interface although it is not up and working, Cuckoo will raise an error to tell you it cannot operate with an interface down.

Cuckoo Sandbox 1.2-dev
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2014-08-24 00:21:33,713 [root] CRITICAL: CuckooCriticalError: Unable to bind ResultServer on [Errno 99] Cannot assign requested address …

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