How to run virtual machine at DSM

By | May 18, 2015
virtualbox_synology

Thanks to the community it has become possible before the advent of Docker in DSM 5.2

The first author of the package is SEBA,
Then the idea was picked up by other people DKeppi, dodo-dkDI4bI0

change log

Watch post in the original forum thread. and synology-forum.de

Requirements:

  • Only supported architecture bromolow
  • The BIOS must be enabled VT-x, the processor must be x64
  • The Web service (Apache-Web) must be enabled (default path / phpvirtualbox /)
  • Version DSM 5.0 or 5.1 (DSM 5.2 not supported!)
Notes:

During installation, you can choose several options:

You can disable phpVirtualbox authentication, if enabled user is “admin”password is  “admin”

Enable advanced configuration items:

Enable startup/shutdown configuration

What to do with guest VM on host shutdown

Installation

 1 Download package 
phpVirtualBox for Synology DSM
 2 Install package in DSM manually: 
phpVirtualBox Manual Install
Only for DSM 5.1 and newer:

32 thoughts on “How to run virtual machine at DSM

  1. Bart

    Is it possible to install a 64-bit Windows OS? I only can choose 32-bit os’s.

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  2. geno93

    Hello.
    I have DSM 5.2 upadate 2 on my xpenology.
    I install virtualbox 4.3.30.1 and when i want to start my VM i got always error like:
    “The virtual machine ‘1’ has terminated unexpectedly during startup because of signal 11”
    Any solution ?

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    1. moi

      Please see:

      Requirements:

      Only supported architecture bromolow
      The BIOS must be enabled VT-x, the processor must be x64
      The Web service (Apache-Web) must be enabled (default path / phpvirtualbox /)
      Version DSM 5.0 or 5.1 (DSM 5.2 not supported!)

      Reply
  3. DjHammer

    I have DS713+ Synology and in VirtualBox, only options that work are: 1 processor.
    How to remove this limit?
    Thank You!

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  4. Steffen

    hmmmm installed but got : Invalid Password only trying to logon

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  5. Steffen

    ahhh sorry … just rtfm (read the f*** manual ) haha got it

    Reply
  6. tsk

    Failed to install “VirtualBox” Your Kernel 3.10.77 is not supported :/ on My DS 1515+ DSM 6.0.1-7393 Update 2 :/

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  7. JESU

    Good day,
    Any news about when to run with the lat firmware 6.0.1-7393??

    Reply
  8. Carlosmik

    I have the same problem on my synology 1815+,DSM 6.0.1-7393 Update 2. Result is “Failed to install VirtualBox Your Kernel 3.10.77 is not supported”. Do You have any solution or advice for me?

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  9. Slider-Override

    same for me iam on DSM 6.0.2 Kernal not supported

    Please update the VB

    Reply
  10. Andy

    Is it possible to run virtual box rdp without vpn? Web Browser Rdp Client with quickconnect on DSM? Maybe there is any solution.

    Regards
    Andy

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  11. Hawkens

    Kernel not supported..

    Is it possible to update this package to DSM 6.0.2-8451?

    Thanks in advance!

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  12. nacho

    Guys! You’re doing a great job! Please update for DSM 6.0.2-8451 Update 9.
    Thanks!

    Reply
  13. Enrique

    Hello

    How can i install VirtualBox_x86_64_5.0.22-108108-2.spk in my DSM 6.0.2-8451 Update 9? When i try it, we have this message “VirtualBox does not work with the latest DSM 6.01-7393”.

    Thanks!!

    Reply
  14. Jeremy

    Hello. Is there any update on when we might see virtualbox for DSM 6? Synology released the GPL source for DSM 6 a couple of months ago. Thanks!

    Reply

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