Installation of VirtualBox on Linux Host Fails to Start VirtualBox Webservices in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Environment (Doc ID 1546565.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM VirtualBox - Version 4.1 to 4.2 [Release 4.0]
Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - Version 3.4 to 3.5.2 [Release 3.0]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After installing Oracle VM VirtualBox for Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) using the 'vb-install' installation script provided by the Oracle VDI media, the VirtualBox host may become unresponsive when trying to configure VDI to use that VirtualBox host.  In this scenario, the VirtualBox 'vb-install' script generated logs and standard output report that the installation was successful, but there are no processes listening on the designated webservices port (port 443 by default).

Upon closer examination, the VirtualBox installation log shows an error similar to the following:

Cause

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