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Month: January 2018

Desktop Capture – Images and Video

Desktop Capture – Images and Video

A screen capture, as either an image or video, is a useful way to gather details about a computer program or behavior. These details can be used later as a reference. One common example are videos that provide “how to” instruction with step by step details being replaced with a follow along method. In this post I’ll be covering how to capture the desktop screen of a computer and creating image or video files. I’ll be using built in functions,…

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VM Sandboxing Data

VM Sandboxing Data

In previous posts, VirtualBox sandbox creation was covered. VM exporting and importing were also covered as a way to migrate to new hosts. In this post I’ll be covering how to work with sandbox data. The data on a sandbox more often than not needs to remain isolated from other systems. This is a challenge when data needs to be placed on or retrieved from the sandbox. There are a few ways to do this, which we will cover here….

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VM Sandboxing with VirtualBox

VM Sandboxing with VirtualBox

Sandboxing is a term used to describe a computer environment that uses 1 or more computer systems that are logically separated from a production computer environment. The sandbox environment allows administrators to test conditions that will not influence the production environment. Unlike a lab environment that will replicate exactly what exists in a production one, sandboxing is primarily used to test behaviors. This post will cover how to use VirtualBox to create and operate a sandbox environment. It will not…

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