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VirtualBox Read Only Disk

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Set the VirtualBox virtual harddrive to read-only.

  1. Power off the machine.
  2. On the command line run.

Use the following syntax.

VBoxManage setextradata vmname "VBoxInternal/Devices/lsilogicsas/0/LUN#0/AttachedDriver/Config/ReadOnly" 1

Replace vmname with the name of the actual VM name.

Whonix-Gateway ™ XFCE example:

VBoxManage setextradata Whonix-Gateway-XFCE "VBoxInternal/Devices/lsilogicsas/0/LUN#0/AttachedDriver/Config/ReadOnly" 1

Whonix-Workstation ™ XFCE example:

VBoxManage setextradata Whonix-Workstation-XFCE "VBoxInternal/Devices/lsilogicsas/0/LUN#0/AttachedDriver/Config/ReadOnly" 1