What is a Provisioner in vagrant?

Provisioners in Vagrant allow you to automatically install software, alter configurations, and more on the machine as part of the vagrant up process. Most importantly, it requires no human interaction, so you can vagrant destroy and vagrant up and have a fully ready-to-go work environment with a single command.

How do I open a vagrant file?

Project setup

  1. Create a project directory and go in that directory in the terminal.
  2. Run the ‘vagrant init’ command. This command will place the VagrantFile in your project directory.
  3. Up and SSH.
  4. virtual box configuration:
  5. Synced folders.
  6. Provisioning.
  7. Networking.
  8. Run the project on a virtual machine.

How do I transfer files to vagrant?

2. Copy Files and Folders from Host to Guest in Vagrant

  1. 2.1. Using Synced Folders or Shared Folders.
  2. 2.2. Using Vagrant Plugin vagrant-scp.
  3. 2.3. Using SCP.
  4. 2.4. Using the Vagrant File Provisioner.

Where are vagrant files?

As mentioned in the docs, boxes are stored at: Mac OS X and Linux: ~/. vagrant. d/boxes.

Is vagrant like Docker?

Where Docker relies on the host operating system, Vagrant includes the operating system within itself as part of the package. One big difference between Docker and Vagrant is that Docker containers run on Linux, but Vagrant files can contain any operating system. It just needs to run within a Linux virtual machine.

How do I know if vagrant is running?

Command: vagrant status [name|id] This will tell you the state of the machines Vagrant is managing. It is quite easy, especially once you get comfortable with Vagrant, to forget whether your Vagrant machine is running, suspended, not created, etc. This command tells you the state of the underlying guest machine.

Can I use vagrant without VirtualBox?

Vagrant automatically provisions a Linux virtual machine that contains a miniature version of our entire system, plus development tools. Vagrant supports docker as a provider as well as virtualbox, vmware, and others.

Does vagrant require VirtualBox?

Vagrant comes with support out of the box for VirtualBox, a free, cross-platform consumer virtualization product. The VirtualBox provider is compatible with VirtualBox versions 4.0.

Is Vagrant like Docker?

Where are Vagrant boxes stored in Windows?

Windows: C:/Users/USERNAME/. vagrant. d/boxes.

Which is better Vagrant or Docker?

Docker is built on container technology that is simply faster and less resource intensive than virtual machines. While you can use Vagrant to run multiple instances of the same virtual machine to run multiple applications, doing with containers is going to have significantly better performance.