How to Move Virtualbox Guest VMs to Different Hosts

Connect to Source Host and copy files to NAS:
ssh webadmin@server01
vboxmanage list running vms
vboxmanage controlvm “[machine name]” poweroff
scp -r /media/KimConnectVirtStorage/virtual_disk_images/ webadmin@NAS:/home/webadmin
Connect to Destination Host:
ssh webadmin@NAS
# check disk space
df -h
mv Virtual\ Box\ VMS/
# command to associate VMDK to Virtualbox is to be researched
vboxmanage controlvm “[machine name]” poweron
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