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Cannot use docker machine to deploy to virtual box


(Ralph Kincade) #1

It seems to work fine untill I connect to one of the hosts that I created with machine ,

  1. I install docker-machine on ubuntu running on virtual box

  2. I deploy docker hosts to virtual box and to digital ocean

  3. I connect to them eval $(docker-machine env test)

  4. I run a my sql install and disconnect “eval $(docker-machine env -u)”

  5. now I attempt to create another host on the virtual box with “docker-machine create --driver --virtualbox testtest”

  6. I get the error " error creating machine :hosts Unknown driver “–virtualbox”

thanks


(Jeanepaul) #2

Greetings,

what virtualbox version you are using? this could help? https://github.com/docker/machine/issues/242#issuecomment-76242493


(Nick Hazlett) #3

It looks like you have a syntax error when naming the driver.

Instead Try: docker-machine create --driver virtualbox testest