usually it works like this… you setup a Template (like basic WindowsXXX or Linux installation (like a stem cell)) and clone this template for various purposes (spezialize on…).

in KVM it looks like this: (WHICH IS TOTALLY CONFUSING FOR ME)

cloning a machine - can not reuse existing harddisk - questionmark

 

In VirtualBox this looks like that:

virtualbox clone machine1

virtualbox clone machine2

thats it:

virtualbox clone machine3

virtualbox clone machine5virtualbox clone machine4

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