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Installing the preconfigured virtual machine

Brightspot's preconfigured virtual machine runs on VirtualBox and Vagrant. The following sections describe how to install the proper versions of VirtualBox and Vagrant for the supported operating systems.

MacOS
Procedure. To install the preconfigured virtual machine on OS X:
  1. Download and install the VirtualBox DMG:

  2. Download and install the Vagrant DMG:

  3. On the host, create or identify the directory where you want to install the preconfigured guest. As a best practice, use a directory with a name different from all other directories containing other preconfigured guests.

  4. In a terminal emulator, change to the directory you identified in step 3.

  5. Retrieve the preconfigured guest: curl -o Vagrantfile https://s3.amazonaws.com/brightspot-vagrant/boxes/Vagrantfile.

Windows
Procedure. To install the preconfigured virtual machine on Windows:
  1. Download and install the executable VirtualBox 5.0.12.

  2. Download and install the MSI Vagrant 1.9.3.

  3. On the host, create or identify the directory where you want to install the preconfigured guest. As a best practice, use a directory with a name different from all other directories containing other preconfigured guests.

  4. Using the PowerShell command-line interface, change to the directory you identified in step 3.

  5. Retrieve the preconfigured guest: curl -o Vagrantfile https://s3.amazonaws.com/brightspot-vagrant/boxes/Vagrantfile.